The Golden Temple February 4th 2009 Monday, after arriving on the train (early!) we cleaned up, ate, and took a tuk tuk to the Golden Temple, the holy site for Sikhs.
We arrived around 2 in the afternoon. After removing and storing our shoes, we covered our heads with our souvenir head scarves, and then waded through a pool of warm water before heading down the cool, white, marble stairs. The white complex surrounds a large poo ... read more
Asia » India » Punjab » Amritsar 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
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, and now the Malaysian peninsula. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparations a... full info