Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.5 Oct.8

I woke up around 9:00 this morning and got ready for my day before strolling through the madness that is an Indian street. I stopped for breakfast at Ganga Beach Cafe with Justin. I had a masala chai and a bowl of dahl makhni with two roti. It was super tasty, I think it will…

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.4 Oct.7

Leaving The Delight Cafe I returned to the main drag. As I crossed a bridge I noticed a tree that made me pause. Looking around for a way to get under the bridge and study the tree from below I noticed stairwell that would allow me to jump down into the creek bed farther up….

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.4 Oct.7

This morning I slept in late. These past few days have been jam packed and I’ve regained very little sleep since the night of the October 1st. Even with the late start, I managed some great exploration. The most simple things seem alien and unknown when your in another land. After my morning walk I…

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.3 Oct.6

I hopped back onto the path from the back end of the roof and continued on my way. As I wound my down along different stones I turned a corner and noticed something that made me smile. The colours in this country blow me away.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.3 Oct.6

After I had hopped down from the field and was back on the cobblestone paths I went towards the highest point on the hill nearest me. As I climbed I came across walls that I jumped and backyards that asked for permission to cross when I came across them. Needless to say with the sun…

Rishekesh, Uttarakhand Ch.3 Oct.6

This morning after refreshing myself with water, coffee and some yellow lentil dal I set out for a walk. I came across a dirt field with a few horses. Some hogs were off in the corner mucking about in a pile of garbage. Decided getting closer for more photos probably wasn’t worth getting kicked in…

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand Ch.2 Oct.5

As I stepped out onto the sunny balcony of our hotel I felt privileged and excited to take full advantage of the rest of my days in this town. I returned to New Krishna Cafe to enjoy a hot chai & coffee before I started my day. After I was caffeinated I meandered north down…