Tag Archive: ramble

the future, full of things that have never been

Another year, another circle around the sun, another 365 fully-lived days to add to the book that is my life; 28 chapters and then nothing but blank pages waiting for the days to… Continue reading

Ruminations of a long, long train ride

With 83 days of traveling under our belt, and 90 days on Xiker’s visa, we are quickly running out of time. We are currently enroute to Varanasi, on a train that is now… Continue reading

Traipsing across North India

Being a tourist in North India ain’t easy. These Indians have seen far and above more than their share of us foreigners, so I really don’t blame ’em for their attitude towards us,… Continue reading

Death ride

That was the most terrifying bus ride I’ve ever had to sit through, and I thought I’d lived through a lot of death-defying rides. Every overnight bus we’ve ever ridden–from Peru to Bolivia… Continue reading

The wheels of the bus go round and round

As I type, we have been on the road for 12 hours now, Hampi being our final destination. First a sleeper bus from Aurangabad to Solapur, then a public bus for the last… Continue reading