Month: December 2016

The Colorful Streets of Bangalore

Bangalore India is just a rainbow of bright colors. In the day time it’s the aqua blue apartments or the bright green and canary yellow rickshaws. Women walk the streets in bright pink and purple saris or kurtis and even on a cloudy and rainy Bangalore morning the streets are full of vibrant colors. When …

Disabled Cow Crossing

This past Sunday morning I  felt like we walked out the front door of our apartment and into the set of a Bollywood movie. The early morning air was pulsing with the beat of India street festival music. This was my second morning in India and I had assumed I would be hesitant and intimidated to walk …

Armpits and Dosas; Morning in Bangalore

I survived my first armpit filled plane ride in India and my first voyeur Indian showering experience. Now I’m sitting on the balcony of our apartment in Bangalore drinking earthy India chicory coffee and singing vintage Garth Brooks in the morning sunshine. It took us thirty hours of flying literally half way around the world …

High Above Mother Russia

A fifteen hour flight halfway around the world would incite boredom in most people. I managed to keep entertained most of the trip between blogging and watching a few on flight movies. More than halfway through our flight on my trip to the toilets I took a peak out the window at the snowy hills …