On to cooler pastures…

MANALI! The most spectacular stop yet!

Hey peeps! Our Rajasthan circuit has come to an end, and sadly so has our time with Maire. It was SO great having her with us and we already miss her. Although now we can say things like “omg I totally bonded with that cafe” without getting made fun of. Good thing too, because I am totally bonding with Manali. After 40 hours of grueling transportation (tears were involved on several occasions– out of pain on the camel, as a result of the dust storm in my eyes on the train, and out of fear of flying off the cliff on the bus), we’ve made it to Himachal Pradesh! I should say one more time how fantastic Rajasthan was. After Udaipur we went to Mt Abu, Jodphur, Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert. We have been quite busy! Here are some snaps from our last few days…

Maire taking a peak at the view out of our train door

This man was spinning clay to make chai cups in the artist community called Shilpgram outside of Udaipur

Cottonwood blowing in the wind with the sun setting behind it

Boy sitting with Jodhpur in the background

Paint used at the Art School in Jodhpur

The "Art Man" drawing an elephant and a peacock on two pieces of lentil for Alysa and me.

Hill Station Mt. Abu

Tibetan Refugee Community at Mt. Abu


Caught this beautiful moment while on the train





About heremethere

Last October Alysa and I were gchatting about wanting to do something with our lives-- she was living in Toronto and, although living it up and loving the city, was in need for a change. And I was in Los Angeles working on a very stressful campaign feeling like I was getting farther and farther from who I am. So we started gchatting about going on a long trip. To South America, maybe. To Europe, probably not. To Asia, bingo! And what do you know, we actually are doing it! So here we are, traveling around (at least this is what we set out thinking) India, Nepal, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Let's see where we end up...
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6 Responses to On to cooler pastures…

  1. Francine Goldstein says:

    Hi Missy,
    This is such an awesome journey! It so beautiful and love the pictures and thanks so much for sharing!
    Happy Belated Birthday to a wonderful friend who bring so much joy to all who know and love you!
    I love reading Alysa’s blog- so cool!

    Talk to you soon.

  2. krista says:

    These pictures are the best yet, for sure (and its some stiff competition). They are beautiful. I can’t wait to get copies that I can frame and hang (hint, hint!). Love you so much. Call me soon!

  3. Becca says:

    I love these, I seriously look at them over and over.

    p.s. It looks like a face in the big rock in the first Manali river picture.

  4. Strange this post is totaly unrelated to what I was searching google for, but it was listed on the first page. I guess your doing something right if Google likes you enough to put you on the first page of a non related search.

  5. Hey very nice blog!! Man .. Beautiful .. Amazing .. I will bookmark your blog and take the feeds

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