Picutresque Mcleod Ganj, India

McLeod Ganj,India Photos After my visit to Shillong and area, my mission in India was to check out leads on good yoga training. With some trepidation, mainly due to my overdose of South India last year, I made my way towards McLeod Ganj (AKA Upper Dharamshala) in the far NW of India. I was prepared […]

Cherrapunji Trek

   More Cherra photos here Shillong is a NE India hill station situated in the picturesque Khasi hills. I really like the place but the traffic and air quality has become a serious issue. After a few days I needed to get out into the country and breathe. I made the short trip (though delayed […]

Conclusion to the Asian Adventure

Shillong and Chiang Mai Click on Shillong and Chiang Mai above photo to see album After completing my travels in Southern India I returned to Calcutta on route to the far NE of India. I used Calcutta as a travel hub due to it’s close proximity to NE India and Thailand. After my inauspicious arrival […]

Asian Favourites Winter 2009-10

My Asian FavouritesThis is to save me writing out these lists over and over again for people who are following in my footsteps as well as for my own reference. Happy travels!! Favourite Travel GearClothing- North Face cargo pants and vapor wick tshirts, Exofficio underwearElectronics – Toshiba NB200 netbook, Creative Zen mp3 playerMisc-Jade Yoga mat, […]

On to India

Click on photo to view album It is relatively short flight from Bangkok to Calcutta but the contrast between these two dynamic Asian cities is dramatic. To me Bangkok feels ultra-modern, chic and somewhat reserved. Calcutta puts you in sensory overload with amplified colors, flavours, scents and sounds. The people, language, infrastructure and vibe are […]