I’ve been meaning to write more, but right now life has turned a bit topsy turvy again. Plans have gone out of the window. But life kind of tends to be that way for me, I’ve noticed.
So just because it’s Thanksgiving today, I decided to look back on the last 10 years and my travels and adventures. Just for fun.
It was hard to choose of course, but here are a few highlights. I definitely have a lot to be thankful for!
My first experience at self supported cycling through the state of Goa
A glimpse of the working life of women in rural Kerala on a photography assignment
A young kid along with his grandfather in a sunflower field in Karnataka
More explorations of Kerala on a bike recce trip for Muddy Boots, which has now become a major player in adventure tourism
More explorations of rural Karnataka – spent many happy hours on my trusty Trek cycle with wonderful friends
A time to chill and a beautiful hike during a stay at Linger’s property in Balur, Karnataka
Discovering San Francisco’s Mission & Valencia districts during my first trip to the US
A quaint new town called Tharangamvadi in Tamil Nadu and a view of the Neemrana property
Enjoying this beautiful resort in Pondicherry while attending a communications conference
Sleepy times in Goa
The gorgeous property, Arco Iris (now a Neemrana property), where we spent time, eating and chilling out
Discovering a whole new world underwater in the stunningly beautiful Andaman islands with Dive India
Sweeping views of the coastal town of Malaga, Spain during my Europe backpacking trip
Another great opportunity to experience food, culture and people of Kerala on the Blog Express
Landing in the United States and heading north to Washington state and the beautiful Olympic National Park
Reflections of Mt Rainier on a beautiful day
San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate bridge on a cloudy day
Traveled to North Carolina and spent a week attending a ceramics course at Penland
Snow in Wisconsin and meeting with an artist friend from Penland; the view of the frozen lake from her backyard!
An opportunity to travel to LA and view the iconic Hollywood sign
A road trip to Utah where we spent nearly 10 days visiting several National Parks and hiking some amazingly tough and diverse terrain
The new year started with visiting friends in Tampa, Florida and attending a Adventure Cycling tour leader course
Happy hours spent attending a workshop at La Ceramique, with the porcelain guru Fritz Rossman, in Cordes-sur-Ciel, France
A life changing hike (and a wake-up call of sorts) around Mont Blanc, walking through Switzerland, France and Italy
This Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for?