Tag Archives: India

Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Aug 7/19

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Our 15 favourite trips, time for an update

Four years ago I wrote a post that captured our 15 favourite trips of all times – at that time. It took us quite a while to come up with only 15, but we did it. As it turns out, … Continue reading

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Our 15 favourite trips, for now at least

We have been travelling together since we were first married more than 45 years ago.  My husband and I  love to see new places and learn about different cultures and their history.  We love to experience firsthand the remarkable variation in natural settings, … Continue reading

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Southern India: a study in surprises and contrasts, still overwhelming

Let’s move from the northern leg of our India trip to the southern leg.  I struggled with how to describe our northern leg and I’m finding the southern experience if anything even more difficult.  When we flew from Delhi to Chennai, we … Continue reading

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Northern India: amazing and overwhelming

How do you write about a place when the only word that comes to mind is “overwhelming”?  If something is overwhelming in the true sense of the word, how do you get past it?  These are the questions I’m grappling … Continue reading

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To travel or not to travel, that’s rarely been a question at our house

Robby: “Mama, how come we always go to Florida every winter, like Hubie Hummingbird and his family?  Ollie Osprey says his family goes to the Caribbean, and Rosie Grosbeak and her family go to Mexico.  Can’t we go somewhere new … Continue reading

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Tiger sightings may be a thing of the past – let’s hope not

“We’ve never spotted seven tigers in one day before,” proclaimed the excited guide in our open-topped viewing vehicle.  He may have been exaggerating for our benefit (and his tip), but the exhilaration of that day is nearly as fresh in … Continue reading

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