Month: May 2013

Ten days of silence

Along with many other things, I had planned on doing a meditation course as part of this year long trip. I’ve always been curious about this because of the potential benefits. Meditation helps in many ways, from concretely measurable effects

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Sri Lanka

Few countries will stay in my memory as long as this one. It seems like the ideal place. The weather is sunny and hot, but not oppressively so, and watching an epic sunrise is just an average evening for most

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Funny signs in Asia

I wasn’t planning on posting anything more from India, but I was reminded of something while staying in Chennai for a few days before the flight to Sri Lanka: funny signs. We’ve come across a lot of these while wandering

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Varkala, India

Well, we made it to the end of the Indian leg of our adventure. It has been an amazing trip so far. Along the way we’ve seen some truly fascinating things and met some great people, but India has been

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Mysore and the palace of a hundred thousand lights

As the locals proudly proclaim, Mysore is the second cleanest city on India. Although this is like winning a competition involving only one competitor, whose sole task is to shoot a single large fish in a small barrel with a

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The tale of the smoking laptop

Allow me to finally tell you the story of woe that describes why all my blog posts are about three months delayed. No, cit is not down to laziness, I swear. Well, maybe a bit, but mostly it is down

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