Kolkata: Temples, Synagogues, Spirituality

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We visited Dakshinesvar Kali Temple while we were in Kolkata, just outside the city proper. We were up before dawn to avoid the crowds and the beggars; I suppose that alone is telling. I’ve read an entire book on this temple, … Continued

So it’s technically possible to get around LA without a car…

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We’ve officially arrived at stop #1 on our round the world adventure–exotic Los Angeles! We took an overnight Greyhound bus from Phoenix to LA, took 3 city buses and then walked a 1.3 miles up the hill to Bonnie’s cousin’s … Continued

Travel Research: Jharkhand

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In Jharkhand, we came from a state that was full of extremes due to its terrain to a state whose dichotomies are of a somewhat more human nature. But we’ll come back to that! First off, some interesting name trivia. Jharkhand literally … Continued

Travel Research: Himachal Pradesh

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Should we get a hankering for checking “mountains” off a list of places to visit, Himachal Pradesh will be the place to go. I mean, we can go to plenty of places with mountains, but this one has some bits … Continued

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