Exploration continues! It always seems to have a little early morning/late night airport adventure... This morning I gave up prime boarding gate real estate for a stroll through Duty Free. Granted, while the sun was rising in Berlin, my phone read 1:56 am at home. So, despite the fact that I slept through the whole … Continue reading Boarding Gate Real Estate
Light over dark. Good over evil. Today marks the festival of Diwali and thousands upon thousands of people will be celebrating across the world. This year is the first year I am celebrating Diwali in India! It feels like a magical time for some reason. Perhaps it's the lights dripping from every corner of every … Continue reading Diwali in India! Light over darkness
Entering Tiger's Nest is one of the most magical experiences. The walls are covered from ceiling to floor with the kings of god staring down protecting the temple from all directions. The stairs are steep and seemingly endless. When talking about why the trip to Tiger's Nest (or temples in Bhutan in general) is/are so … Continue reading Tiger’s Nest
Flying into and out of Bhutan is much like the journey within the country itself. Upon descent into the city of Paro (nearby to the capital, Thimpu) the airplane must twist and turn to make its way through the Himalayan mountain range that pokes through the clouds. The planes wings almost brush the ground and … Continue reading The Royal Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
Arriving in India feels like I'm being softly sucked back in to a deeply interwoven web. The web is so elaborate and many layered, and yet the complicated intricacies are what hold me up and keep me balanced. The web is filled with contradictions. One layer seems to sparkle and twist in one direction and the … Continue reading Incredible India!
Today was a day of vibrations. So often I hear the words tossed around: good vibes, bad vibes, vibrate at a higher frequency... etc. This morning I woke up late due to daylight savings, missing the morning yoga class I was looking forward to all week. I decided to follow yogi Sinda and try to … Continue reading Vibrating into Stillness
Sometimes I'm caught in these moments of quiet disbelief. I catch myself, lost in a moment and thinking, 'this time last week I was... oh right, in the favelas of Rio, visiting one of the most amazing, humble, change making women I have ever met in my life.' Her name is Lucia Cabral. She was … Continue reading Lucia