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Indian Himalayas: Spiti Amazing

March/April 2018

Indian Himalayas: Spiti Amazing

Our route is entirely blocked. Facing us is a huge brightly colored truck, its wheels a foot deep in the fast running water. The driver’s door is wide open but the driver is nowhere to be seen. Behind the truck, a line of 4x4s and other trucks sit patiently, occasionally tooting their horns. To our left, an enormous river thunders past, its murky water crashing over treacherous rapids. To the right is a massive boulder field, the huge rocks having broken free from the cliffs towerING above us.
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World Travelers – India: Assaulting the Senses

November/December 2012

World Travelers – India: Assaulting the Senses

I’ve gotta ask: have you ever dreamed of twisting the throttle and watching the road roll beneath you as you ride through a country unlike any other? You know what I mean–riding into a landscape that 1.2 billion people call home, and where sights, sounds, and smells come at you full force and non stop? Where absolute poverty plays side-by-side with the obscenely wealthy? Where you, the traveler, become intoxicated by the cultural cocktail being poured down your throat? Well … welcome to India!
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India, Nepal & Bhutan

May/June 2009

India, Nepal & Bhutan

"Of the gladdest moments in human life is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Home, man feels once more happy. The blood flows with the fast circulation of childhood. Afresh dawns the morn of life."- Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)
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