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It’s hard to write about my life after I traveled around the world for the better part of this year. Instead, I found it easier to disappear as if I fell off the face of the blogosphere. I work a … Continue reading
Breathe in, breathe out. The heat from the campfire warms my skin. The smells of nature and roasting marshmallows hug my nose. Breathe in, breathe out. The multicolored lights loosely hang from the branches of our Christmas tree and illuminate … Continue reading
Mondays get a bad rap. Well, I guess I can say that because days of the week aren’t significant on board the MV Explorer. My calendar consists of alternating A and B class days, when I’m not in port traveling … Continue reading
The girls and I surrounded by bushes of tea in Munnar. One of many Christian churches in Munnar. Hills of Munnar. Little girl waiting at a bus stop in Munnar.
Security at the Port of Kochin. Straw mats on which I sat for many hours doing yoga and meditation. Mrs. Hamsapriya, the yoga teacher, and I. A tuktuk, or rickshaw. Cow. Local market in downtown Munnar.
Kerala, India We arrived to the Port of Kochin on March 6 and stayed for five days. The port is located in Kerala, a state in southwestern India. Kerala is one of the most progressive states in India. It’s literacy … Continue reading
This morning I drank coffee and talked with Aung Lin Htwe, one of U Ngwe Thien’s students. Aung runs his family’s cafe while studying and working toward a future in trade. He hopes to export rice to Singapore and Japan. … Continue reading
Su Thi is 17 years old. She lives in Bago in the northeast part of Yangon. She isn’t in school because she sells packs of postcards for 2000 kyats (about 2 dollars) at the reclining Buddha. I realized just how … Continue reading
Today I will step foot in the poorest country in Southeast Asia and the second most isolated country in the world. I’m excited and nervous and curious to explore Burma. I have no idea what to expect, but that’s what … Continue reading