More of India by the River Ganges in RISHKESHI July 20th 2008 LEAVING McLEOD
WARNING: Do NOT take the train ride from McLeod to Rishikesh. It's hell! We were told 11.5 hours; it took 24 hours in stinking crowded bus and train. The train station is too far from McLeod, particularly since the bus driver stops too often.
The bus ticket was much cheaper, but we were told: "the train is so much more comfortable"! So, we bought an "AC/sleeper ticket"..., or so w ... read more
Asia » India » Uttarakhand » Rishikesh The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
WITH DEEPEST REGRET, I WOULD LIKE TO INFORM YOU PATRICIA PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 12, 2017.
MAY THESE ENTRIES, SO LOVINGLY MADE BY PATRICIA, BE AN EVERLASTING TRiBUTE TO A PHENOMENAL, HUMANIST WOMAN. PATRICIA IS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS AND THOUGHTS.
JOHN CALI, HUSBAND
I'm a Brazilian and long time resident of the US.
I've always been fascinated by cultural diversity and I've had the opportunity to travel overseas over the years. 2005, however, brought me the "wings" to fly solo and further away. I started these new jorneys with Tibet (picture). That's huge for someone who used to panic ... full info