The Path to Nirvana – Swimming with blind Dolphins

I shut the door of my hotel room, turning the key to lock it.I walked slowly down the steps onto the busy street. There was noise, lots of it. The street was full of people strolling and shopping, cars beeping their horns and people on bicycles dodging the traffic. It was mid afternoon, India in…Read more The Path to Nirvana – Swimming with blind Dolphins

Set to impress!

India has a habit of throwing things at you that you least expect. Isn’t this what I have promoted with my travel business – always expect the unexpected! Cooking is something that I have always been drawn to, cooking for people is high up there on the list of things that I like to do.…Read more Set to impress!

The Full Circle

I’ve left India.  Like a marriage that has been teetering on the edge, of having lost it’s magic and being simply not interested, I’d struggled these past couple of years, of hanging on to memories, to alliances, to friendships that seem to be old and stale.  It was like having a partner that you couldn’t…Read more The Full Circle

Monsoon in McLeod Ganj – the home of the Dalai Lama

McLeod Ganj is a small town perched on ridge just below the Dhaladhur Range which forms the Indian Himalayas.  It is a very special place for many reasons, the major one being  it is the  home base of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and the epicenter of the Tibetan refugee community.   It has also been the hub of foreign tourists wanting to experience the magic of being…Read more Monsoon in McLeod Ganj – the home of the Dalai Lama