Baboons, Bananas and Breakfast

Day 16 – let the travel circus begin “There are monkeys everywhere,” Karin announces as we are packing a little before breakfast to prepare for our departure at 10 am. I drop what I’m doing and grab my camera. The monkeys, or baboons, the black faced placid variety in any case, are collecting in a … More Baboons, Bananas and Breakfast

Shedding the Past

Day 14, Part 1 – Spelunking I’m dreaming of Arati. Bells are clanging, the ┬áscent of incense is in the air. Or wait, no. It’s 5 AM and the temple just down the hill from us has begun its celebration of Shiva. I guess now is a good time to get up and start the … More Shedding the Past