Boys, Boys, Boys… and the Erotic Kama Sutra Temples of Khajuraho

Hello there! Welcome to the brilliant green shrubbery, mouth-watering food, and unbelievable hospitality of… NEW JERSEY! Yes, we have jumped back across borders, back to New York City, and back to my parent’s farm in the lush New Jerseyan countryside. Out of India, but we have perhaps 75% of our journey still to talk about,…

Varanasi – Older Than History

“Varanasi is is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together.” – Mark Twain, 1897   ACCOMMODATION   THE GANGES   THE CITY   THE MORNING BOAT RIDE   CAFE HUNTING  

Wholly Holy Varanasi (And the TAJ too)

Hello, hello, and welcome to the lazy dog days of India-style beach bumming. After six weeks in India, mostly spent dodging stoic cows, speeding tuk-tuk autos, tenacious touts and our own tiredness, we have finally landed amidst the beaches, cheap beers, and trance beats of Goa. But before we dive into a bunch of nonsense…

Delhi Photo/Video Journal

VIDEO   STREET   FOOD We have eaten many different kinds of foods from many different kinds of places: tiny street food stands with Indian-style omelettes, corner cafes with cute coffee, fine dining experiences that would impress the most critical of culinary connoisseurs, and pretty much everywhere in-between.   HOLI   ART   SIGHTSEEING  …

Delhi Sights, Smells, Sounds.

Greetings from a 15+ hour train ride through the heart of India. That’s 15 hours if all goes according to schedule – an unlikely event since trains in India are often delayed. A train that is an hour or two delayed near the beginning of its journey may end up arriving at its final destination…