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“Don’t Forget to Come Home”

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Originally published on Taking the Call:

Every place has a certain energy to it – an atmosphere that is rooted in a culture. The emotions that result can be positive or negative depending on each individuals’ personality and how the two consequent energies merge. I believe that what I actually see or do in a place does effect my overall perception of a place, but the energy of the place ultimately effects those experiences.

Have you ever been in place that fills you with vibes of energy? Not the chills of wonder or amazement, but waves of life and vitality? The atmosphere in India fills me with this life and joy. It is hard to pinpoint what exactly makes me feel this way – the chaos, the people, the colors – but it has resulted in significant moments and relationships, which ties my being to the land even deeper. (Read more…)

Before & After Photo Gallery

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On the train in Hyderabad – Nampally to Lingampalli, February 2013                                          Vote for my photo here!

Some things never change!

You can walk millions of miles in a single life without ever touching the surface of the places, nor learn anything from the people seen. The sense of the travel lies in stopping to listen, everyone has a story to tell. –Anonymous

2013 (on left), 2016 (on right).

Halwa cooking at A Bowl of Compassion.

There is always time for Mr. Das!

 

Teacher of Hindi, cooking, and life – Bhavani-ji!

Indian godparents, Raman & Tarenjeet!

Lucky to have seen the Taj twice now!

On the Ganges, Varanasi.

Reuniting of scholars!

Friendships at Charminar!

And being dressed in a saree always seems to fit it’s way in. 🙂

Stories to come this week! Stay posted!

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