An unexpected find

Train travel never really held a fascination for me.  Not until I came to India that is.   I have always thought it as a mean of transport, to get from one place to another.    During my time in India I have learnt, experienced and felt so many things through train travel. It is not only…Read more An unexpected find


My Desi Dog Billy

Ours is a slow burning love.  The type when two old people are sitting there comfortably in their chairs side by side watching the world go by.     It was never an instant type of love.  We had to warm to each other.  Both with trust issues – mind through a broken heart and his through…Read more My Desi Dog Billy

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