Rickshaw Run Update From the Road #2

April 12, 2014 9 Comments »

Indian Family portrait

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. A woman balances water on top while chatting with us about the Rickshaw […]

What is a Rickshaw

April 8, 2014 8 Comments »

rickshaw run 2014

An Indian rickshaw puts you right at the bottom of the Indian road hierarchy thus giving you perfect opportunity to see India from the gutter according to the Adventurists who run the Rickshaw Run. They go on to state, a rickshaw is barely fit for the purpose of a brief journey across town. It’s only […]

Rickshaw Run Update From the Road 1

April 7, 2014 2 Comments »

Sherry and Charlie get ready to ride their Rickshaw

I am 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 kindly put together by Cailin O’Neil of Travel Yourself. The rickshaws […]

Week In-Stagram Review Fort Kochi

April 4, 2014 7 Comments »

Santa Cruz Basilica Fort Kochin

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks […]

How to Follow Us on The #RickshawRun

April 3, 2014 9 Comments »

RickshawRun

This Sunday we say bon voyage to what slice of normalcy we have created for our selves in India so far and hop in our Rickshaw to travel Northeast towards Shillong (nearly in India).  You’ve heard me rattle on about this Rickshaw Run 2014 race for months and beg you all for money for our […]

How to Photograph Holi

March 28, 2014 10 Comments »

  Holi is the colorful spring Hindu festival which is a photographers dream and nightmare at the same time. Colored powder and water are thrown and painted on people which is beautiful to photograph, but also concerning from a gear standpoint. You can read about my complete experience on how to participate Holi in Jaipur, […]

How to Experience Holi

March 25, 2014 23 Comments »

Holi 2014

“Happy Holi!” the young girl said as we walked by her in the streets of Jaipur. Her colorful scarf trailed behind her as she walked by and smiled. I’m not sure why I was surprised at this greeting, the Hindu festival of Holi was the main reason that I came to India early. Besides the […]

Week In-stagram Review Adjusting to India

March 21, 2014 12 Comments »

Hammock sunrise kerala

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks […]

Sleepless in India – It’s Real Now

March 20, 2014 25 Comments »

Delhi

It’s 4:11 am and I’m awake. This wouldn’t be horrible except I went to bed at 1 am. Jetlag is something that comes with traveling, yet I have to believe this is more than jetlag, it’s anxiety and nerves. As the minutes of darkness roll on, I gradually hear the streets become filled with noise […]

Crazy is Beautiful

March 13, 2014 5 Comments »

tap water

It’s so easy. We turn on a facet and there is water. Clean water gurgling through the pipes and tap. We go to our refrigerator and water and ice come out of the door. We turn on our shower, we flush the toilet, use a public water fountain – access to water is everywhere. Just […]