News from the Four Corners
A Somber Anniversary
April 25, 2016 In
[ Pokhara ] One Year Ago Today the Nepal Earthquake hit, claiming almost 9,000 lives across the country. Today there were a few low-key memorials here in Pokhara: candlelight...
March 28, 2016 In
[ Jaipur, Rajasthan ] Happy post-Easter to all of you folks back in the West. I hope those who observe the day had a wonderful time with family and friends, and ate so much...
Non-Bob, Pushkar Addenda
March 27, 2016 In
[ Pushkar ] After I found and photographed Bob et al, how I spent the day: (1) Drinking tea and chatting away the afternoon with a local gypsy woman and her family in their...
Bob the Easter Camel
March 27, 2016 In
[ Pushkar, Rajasthan ] Happy Easter to all my Christian friends! In honor of the holiday, I present you with a joyful, sacred, and ultra-cute Rajasthani alternative to the Easter...
Holi’s Armaments of Peace
March 23, 2016 In
[ Udaipur, Rajasthan ] To everyone, everywhere: Happy Holi! The Festival of Colors begins today at the evening (sunset) puja. My friends in Nepal have already celebrated with...
Jaipur to Jodhpur
March 19, 2016 In
[ Jodhpur ] Days 5-7: My third day out of Jaipur, yet only the second on the motorcycle. Why? Because yesterday was spent locked in my hotel room sick, running a mild fever,...
A Guru and a Hero
March 10, 2016 In
[ Jaipur, Rajasthan ] In which Yours Truly charms an assembled crowd at a street wedding, nearly gets trampled by an elephant in traffic, tattoos a camel, laughs (uncharitably,...
Bhojpur Solo IV (Kot)
February 1, 2016 In
[ Kot Village ] Bhojpur Solo Trek, Days 7-15: Dalgaun – Kot Village The main reason for this trip is to visit my Nepali family in Kot, a small village across the Pikhuwa...
Bhojpur Solo III (Mane Bhanjyang)
January 24, 2016 In
[ Mane Bhanjyang ] Bhojpur Solo Trek, Days 5-6: Mane Bhanjyang – Dalgaun Climbing through an unknown forest by moonlight alone? A bit intimidating. The most worrisome...
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