Monthly Archives: March 2014

Postcard from Kottayam, India

Originally posted on Ron Mayhew's Blog:
We had an opportunity to visit the Thirunakkata Utsavam Festival and witness this passionate and lively celebration.  Twenty two elephants paraded through the Thiirunakkara Mahadevar temple grounds unadorned. Then each one was caprisoned…

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Post Card From the Malabar Coast, India

Originally posted on Ron Mayhew's Blog:
The iconic fish nets of Fort Kochi, in Kerala State in southern India along the Arabian Sea. The nets are thought to have been introduced by Chinese explorers when Kubla Kahn was emperor…

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Bags Packed ~ India Calling

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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One Trip EVERY Month: Burnt Store Road

 “The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.”   ~ Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth Prodded by Marianne’s monthly challenge, One Trip EVERY … Continue reading

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Kitty Wan-Kenobi ~ Keeper of the Books

“I love walking into a bookstore. It’s like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.”  Tahereh Mafi A wall of books. Right in front of me. Shelves of books everywhere, of course, but this was … Continue reading

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