I heart India. I seem to have an affinity with this sacred land. I attribute this largely to my Indian heritage. The seed. Though I was there as a 6-month-old baby for the first time, for a couple of months, it was as a six-year-old that I lived there with my family for one year, … More 52 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Sacred India!
First off, don’t be paranoid or fearful about getting sick. Trust your instincts when you’re there. With the stark shift in air/weather/food/water/environment – of course there’s bound to be a shift in the body.
Chances are you will contend with a stomach bug or two while in the Mother Land – after all, it’s a part of the Indian experience! The land of deep purification on every level – mind, body and spirit. … More How to Avoid ‘Delhi Belly’ in India & Other Useful Health Tips
Here are a few more tips to make your trek the most enjoyable it can be! … More PART 2 of 2 – Tips For Trekking: Gangotri to Tapovan via Gaumukh, Eastern Himalayas
I grew up in the Coast Mountains on the Canadian Westcoast, so walking in the mountains seems to be in my soul. I live and breathe mountains and the wilderness that consumes them. So to be walking in the highest mountain range on the planet was absolutely breathtaking. The sheer massive range of the peaks, and the sacred vibration of Shiva and Shakti that radiated through them so powerfully — was so very incredibly blissful. … More PART 1 of 2 – Tips For Trekking: Gangotri to Tapovan via Gaumukh, Eastern Himalayas
Here are my recommendations, acquired from nearly 15 years of travelling the planet, including several trips to Mother India. This is not a complete pack list, just tips to consider when you’re filling up your backpack. (Note: this list could be applied to travel to most developing countries.) Hope it helps! … More Packing Tips For the India-Bound Yogi