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Young boys working in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh, India in Images

  Are you dying to visit Rishikesh? It’s a must! Related MissAdventures A Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India India in Images: Delhi India in Images: Life in the Holy City […]

yoga studio in rishikesh India

A Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh, India – The self-proclaimed “Yoga Capitol of the World,” Rishikesh attracts the kind of crowd one might expect…if it’s possible to expect anything in India. It’s a place where […]

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What to Pack for Asia: 6 Essential Items

One of the reasons we travel is to experience other cultures. We’re prepared to see how the locals live, what kinds of food they eat and how, where they shop […]

Indian Wedding, Varanasi

An Indian Wedding in Varanasi

Varanasi, India – RJ is engaged to a beautiful girl, but getting married is the last thing on his mind. “I’m only 26,” he said. “I’m so young to marry.” […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Kumbh Mela From Above

Just in case you haven’t already gotten your fill of photos from India’s Kumbh Mela festival, here’s one more: This week’s WordPress photo challenge asked us to post a shot […]

Varanasi ghats India

Life & Death Along the Ghats of Varanasi, India

I watched a body burn in Varanasi. Actually, I watched about 10 bodies burn at the same time, their feet melting on one end of the wooden blanket, their skulls […]

Dalai Lama India

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Person

I’m not one to get celebrity struck. Mathew Perry was the first one I saw, not long after I moved to Los Angeles. One of my friends literally tripped over […]

Holy Cows in India – Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture

If a cow and a temple together doesn’t embody Indian culture, then I’m not sure what does. This week’s WordPress photo challenge asked for a striking cultural image that urges […]

Travel Photo of the Week: India

This is one of my favorite shots from India, taken in the middle of the desert just outside Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. We reached this tiny village of mud and thatch huts […]

Kumbh Mela Allahabad India 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

I was thinking about adding a new segment to MissAdventure where I post a weekly photo. Then I logged on to find WordPress has brought back the Weekly Photo Challenge. […]

A Breath of Himalayan Air: Shimla, India

Perched high on top some of the highest peaks in the Himachal Pradesh region of the Himalayas, Shimla city sprawls over a 12-kilometer ridge. Home to 145,000 people residing in […]

A Desert Camel Safari in Jaisalmer, India

I mount my sitting camel like a horse, unsure of what to expect from the two-day ride through India’s largest desert. Once on, our guide pulls my camel’s rope – […]

Cows in Haridwar, India

India in Images: Life in the Holy City of Haridwar

On Monday, the 55-day Maha Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India came to an end. It seems like ages ago already that I was there, camping on the sand inside […]

Taj Mahal Agra India

Agra & the Taj Mahal

Agra is at once overwhelming. It was my first taste of the India I had heard about prior to my departure (because my Couchsurf host prevented me from having to […]

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