Month: January 2017

Ticks, Cyclones and Cobras; A Trek Through Rural India

I’m a hiker. That is how I spend my hours, my afternoons and sometimes full days. I love a good trek up a pine covered mountains and hiking to pristine alpine lakes. I could spend almost a full day hiking up a mountain to a 10,000 foot summit. Here in India they refer to hiking as a …

Lions and Tigers and Bear Butts Oh My

Lions and tigers and bear butts and India adventures oh my! Today we spent our Thursday getting a truly VIP experience on a fantastic tiger filled  jungle safari. It was a great way to spend a work day, rather than be at work. Our  India vacation has been a great holiday escape! Today we had one …

The Tobacco Detox Diet: An India Palette Cleansing Adventure

There are very few times in my life that I was so disgusted by a food that I spit it out. That was however before I tried paan while in India last month. I’m not afraid to try new foods. I love liver and I tried goats brains on this trip. I didn’t care for …

Bed Bugs and Black Mold; Hotel Review of Hotel Royal Inn, Bangalore, A Royal Pain in the Ass

I’m sitting here itching my fifty or so bug bites and cursing the name Royal Inn. We stayed at the Hotel Royal Inn in Bangalore for twenty three days and I would say fifteen of those days we had a major problem from black mold, to no running water to a possible bed bug infestation. …