The View Inside My Rickshaw

May 29, 2014 5 Comments »

Rickshaw Run Video

I already showed you the view outside my rickshaw during the Rickshaw Run, now it’s time to get a little glimpse of inside our rickshaw and what some of the ups and downs of driving this tin can 2,300 miles in India was.  I’ve put together a little Rickshaw Run video – however, I am […]

The View From My Rickshaw

May 22, 2014 18 Comments »

india stare

Only one team member can drive at a time during the Rickshaw Run, so that means half of the time you are a passenger.  As a passenger, the back seat wasn’t very comfortable, but somehow we managed to sleep, eat, drink, and backseat drive all from the rear seat.  A few days when I had […]

Rickshaw Run FAQ’s

May 20, 2014 15 Comments »

Thinking about doing the Rickshaw Run after following our experience in April 2014? You’ve read through all the adventurous marketing hype and you are ready to sign up! But wait – you’ve got a few Rickshaw Run questions first such as how do you determine a route, where do you sleep, where do you eat, […]

Getting a New Perspective

May 13, 2014 4 Comments »

yoga India

I was smiling, a big grin that made my eyes crinkle into their normal etched laugh lines, then I opened my eyes. I was within inches of George and Charlie – nose to nose – grinning ear to ear. We looked each other in the eyes as we embraced each other smiling. My daily yoga […]

Solving Market Mysteries

May 8, 2014 4 Comments »

“What is it about photographing markets that you like?” Charlie asked. We were both leaving the early morning fish market on a bit of a morning high that normally is brought on by coffee intake. But this morning there was no coffee – only fish. The last 40 minutes were spent walking around taking photos. […]

Sleeping on a Private Island

May 6, 2014 16 Comments »

Soma Kerala Palace

“You know what I just realized? We are on a private island of our own!” Sherry cocks her head ever so slightly to consider this. She lets out a laugh! “You are right!” It is our second day at Soma Kerala Palace, an Ayurvedic Resort that is situated on a tiny private island, on a […]

A Soft Landing in Jaipur

May 1, 2014 8 Comments »

elephant jaipur

The plane wheels hit the ground with a jolt and our seats rocked slightly with the movement of the plane. A few seconds later came the applause – the mainly Indian based passengers did the customary clapping for a safe landing. This act of applauding that we are alive always makes me smile. I smile […]

Rickshaw Run Update From the Road #5

April 20, 2014 10 Comments »

Welcome to Shillong near Rickshaw Run finish line

The finish!! I’m traveling 2,000 miles through India by motorized rickshaw, raising $15,000 for Charity: Water. While I’m sweating buckets, becoming one with my horn, avoiding cows, and getting grease under my nails on the road you can follow along with my Instagram updates. The coolest seat on the bus in India is hanging off […]

Rickshaw Run Update From the Road #4

April 16, 2014 8 Comments »

smiles from the side of the road in India

I’m traveling 2,000 miles through India by motorized rickshaw, raising $15,000 for charity: water.   While I’m sweating buckets, becoming one with my horn, avoiding cows, and getting grease under my nails on the road you can follow along with my Instagram updates. Got a lovely smile from this woman as we passed by. This […]

Rickshaw Run Update From the Road #3

April 14, 2014 No Comments »

I’m traveling 2,000 miles through India by motorized rickshaw, raising $15,000 for charity: water.   While I’m sweating buckets, becoming one with my horn, avoiding cows, and getting grease under my nails on the road you can follow along with my Instagram updates. This gas station treated us to chai served in pretty teacups! Rickshaw […]