“There is nothing like an Asian street market to remind me why I’m a vegetarian,” my wife once said as we walked through a local market full of pig heads, assorted organs, squirming fish, and skinned chickens. The pungent smell of animal flesh filled our […]
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Evidently, I Am An Expert on Poop in India
Something weird is going on in this world. Either there is a sudden uptick in people Googling about poop in the streets of India, or my blog has become the authority on the subject. Either way, this is not good.
India in Black and White
India Black and White Photos Click on any photo below to open a slideshow view.
Photo Tour of the Forts, Palaces and Temples of Rajasthan
Fort Fatigue / fohrt fəˈtēg / (n) Extreme tiredness associated with touring multiple forts, palaces and temples in a short period of time, usually accompanied by crankiness and a desire to drink Kingfisher Beer.
The Coolest Sight in India that You’ve Never Heard of
The Jain temple at Ranakpur, located 60 miles north of Udaipur in rural Rajasthan, is one of the most spectacular sights in India.
17 Things I Learned While Traveling in India
India is incredible, as the tourism slogan says. I recently spent 64 days traveling around the massive country, from Delhi to Varanasi to Mumbai to Kerala. I had my mind blown on several occasions by the ancient sites, the chaos, the great food, and the […]
Top Photos of India Part 2: People
The curious, friendly and open people of India were the highlight of our recent trip. Everywhere we traveled on the sub-continent we met nice, kind locals who were often interested in a short conversation. Luckily for me, both adults and children are always keen to […]
Top Photos of India Part 1: Places
Is India the most photogenic country on Earth? I am not sure. What I do know is that during my 2-month trip through the great country, I took over 5000 photos and almost all of them were full of vibrant, colorful people, awesome ancient places, […]
Adventures in Munnar: Mountain Hiking, Communist Rallies and Fat Camp
Kristi never wanted to go to the mountain town of Munnar. I could see it in her eyes when I spoke of hiking there, I could hear it in her voice when she asked questions about it. I like hiking, the outdoors, the mountains. Kristi, […]
Caught in Between Two Worlds in Goa, or Jeff and Kristi Try to Find their Place Amongst Travelers
In Goa, as if a metaphor for our travels in general, we were caught in between two worlds.
I Would Like to Take this Time to Complain about Indian Beds and Pillows
India has the worst pillows and beds in the world. The simple act of sleeping should not result in shooting back pain and the need to visit a chiropractor.
Bollywood Movie Review Time!
One of the great joys of Indian travel is going to the movies and watching Bollywood films. The films are oversized, dramatic musicals and seem to always have key phrases in English that help us to follow along. They are just plain fun. Jab Tak […]