Varanasi 12.21.16

Well, I finally had my India breaking point. Here is a story from about two weeks ago. After camping two nights in Bayasi outside of Rishikesh, I returned to the hostel in Rishikesh at midday to wait for a night train to Varanasi, 705 km away. I also returned to the hostel hoping to find another traveler…

Pushkar 12.9.16

Pushkar is a holy city for Hindu people. It is one of 5 sacred pilgrimage sites in the world devout Hindu people aspire to visit at least once in their lifetime. The city surrounds Lake Pushkar, a lake that was believed to be created more than 60,000 years ago by the god Brahma when he dropped…