Eating Well: India 12.25.16

The food I ate these past few week is not the usual holiday goodness but it is just as delicious. Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! And peace to all this holiday season. Chai and a samosa at a roadside stand in Rishikesh. A collection of meals eaten in Rishikesh including dal fry (lentils) and naan, pecora, a…

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…