Category: Spiritual Adventures

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A morning with elephants in the jungles of Chitwan
A morning with elephants in the jungles of Chitwan

There are few things more special than spending a morning with elephants. Such intelligent and loving creatures. The lodge that we are staying at as about 16 elephants though at present only about 8 are here and the rest are in a different part of of the jungle, in west Nepal and one is off…

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Our Spiritual Adventure in Nepal begins!
Our Spiritual Adventure in Nepal begins!

Our 10-day spiritual adventure in Nepal has begun. Our first day saw us visit the famed Hindu temple called Pasupatinath which is dedicated to God Siva. Quite a special visit for our group. After that we headed off to the west of Kathmandu to visit one of Buddhism’s most sacred shrines, Swa...

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Our Finale Dinner in South India
Our Finale Dinner in South India

Here’s the final series of photos from our South Indian spiritual adventure, wrapping up our coverage of that amazing journey with 17 wonderful souls. On the last night of our meditation and yoga retreat in South India we had a special farewell dinner on the banks of Lake Vembanad, India...

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How you dress is how you feel
How you dress is how you feel

“How you dress is how you feel”. We took this very seriously on the last night of our spiritual adventure. The last night is always special as in the tradition of doing these trips and everyone gets dressed up to the best that they can. Since we were in South India the ladies took the...

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Exploring the Backwaters of Kerala
Exploring the Backwaters of Kerala

We wrap up the coverage of our meditation and yoga retreat in South India earlier this month. The state of Kerala in India is renowned for its spagetthi of rivers, canals and lagoons, and is the emerald jewel of the south. One of the highlights of things to do is hire a small boat with…

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The little known Weavers Village
The little known Weavers Village

On the way to Periyar from Madurai we made a stop at a little know sari weaving village. Unfortunately I don’t recall the name. The homes of the weavers were located off the main road. We got off the bus and made our way in to the village and were welcomed by many smiling faces.…

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A sumptuous lunch at Lakshmi’s home
A sumptuous lunch at Lakshmi’s home

After the hike in the jungles of Periyar, we checked out of our hotel and drove down the Sahyadri mountains. We stopped at a lovely spot called Serenity, a colonial home turned boutique hotel, where we were greeted by the resident elephant Lakshmi…my old friend. It was so good to see her again. S...

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South Indian cooking classes
South Indian cooking classes

Learning about the spiritual path is not all that we do on our spiritual adventures. We often throw in a cooking class or two and in Madurai at the Heritage Hotel the chefs were kind enough to host a very educational cooking class for us. We learnt to make about 3 dishes. They handed out…

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