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Posts from the ‘India’ Category

Weight(less): Krishna’s Butter Ball

The god Krishna is apparently as butter-fingered, as he is butter-loving.

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A Magical Door in Pondicherry, India

Spring 2009: A memoir about the magic that followed from a simple knock on a wooden door in Pondicherry, India.

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“Blending In” with the Locals

When traveling, we like to blend in with the locals, as much as possible.

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Capturing the Twinkling Sun in Udaipur

The sight of the sun setting over the Aravali Hills across Lake Pichola was so enchanting, I couldn't resist trying to capture a little bit of it's twinkle for my very own.

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Travel-Stained in 2013

From an ashram in India to a beach in Thailand, our travel year in review.

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Our Holiday Tradition: Traveling

Happy holidays from our family to yours. Wishing you all a wonderful time with the ones you love...no matter where you are.

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2012: Our Year of World Wonders

As I get older, the wish to feel a sense of wonder hasn't diminished. And in 2012, without realizing it, Agri and I were lucky enough to visit 5 of the 7 New Wonders of the World, as well as the Honorary candidate - and only surviving Ancient World Wonder - the Pyramid of Giza.

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7 Memorable Dining Experiences from Around the World

For travelers, food is one of the most interesting aspects of visiting a new country. From souvlaki in Greece, to kebabs in Jordan to pasta in Italy to curry in India, food defines a country as much as the landscape and the people. Good or bad cuisine can make you want to stay forever, just to continue eating, or it can make you want to check out of the country earlier than planned.

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New Year’s Eve at Amritapuri

Sometimes when you're traveling, you find yourself in strange places. Usually, it happens because other travelers you meet suggest an interesting event or place that you've never considered or heard of. On a whim, you decide to check it out. And of course, it's this ability to be totally spontaneous that's one of the most beautiful things about long term travel.

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Scentiment: Keffir Lime and Curry

It doesn't matter what country I'm in, the second I get a whiff of sweet, fragrant keffir lime, I am immediately transported to Thailand and straight into the memory of a fiery bowl of green curry chicken, devoured while relaxing by beautiful, blue seas. The same goes for the smell of burning leaves.

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