India: Sunrise at the Ganges

India: Sunrise at the Ganges

The smoke from the funeral pyres danced in the rising sun, cascading downstream with the river and rising above the morning bathers. The smell of burning wood and incense hung in the air, stagnant, as the sun peeked over the horizon and reflected off the rippling currents. Crows flocked at the piles of ash and … Continued

Remembering Ravi Shankar

In November of 1987, in need of another adventure to ancient and exotic territory, I made a snap decision to accompany my friend Jewels, a designer of antique tribal jewelry, on her semi-annual buying trip to India.  Though I have always preferred traveling alone, I had a feeling Jewels would make a great travel companion.  She … Continued

Tribute and Legacy: Being Present

Happy New Year! I hope that this year will be full of great adventures and fulfilling goals. We open our first We Said Go Travel Writing Contest TOMORROW! For my dad’s birthday, I wrote him a post: TRIBUTE and LEGACY: Being Present which was published in the Huffington Post. It begins: Sitting between my parents … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel