Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it

Pootle list #28: 4 of 50 road-trips in India In July of this year, dusty and jaded, I went to my doctor, complaining of soul tiredness. She listened, with the right reverence, to my listless heartbeat, and intently peered at me over her bifocals. Drawing out her prescription pad, she wrote in beautiful calligraphy: Physically… Read More Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it

Road Trip to Hampi and Another Birthday

Pootle list #28: 3 of 50 roadtrips in India To celebrate SG’s brother’s birthday, we drove to the the World Heritage site of Hampi, over the weekend. Dotted with ruins from a bygone era nestled among massive boulders that have been carelessly dropped by craggy giants, the landscape in Hampi inspires awe, wonder and flights of fantasy. … Read More Road Trip to Hampi and Another Birthday

Sunshine and Serendipity in Pondicherry

Pootle list #28: 1 of 50 roadtrips in India Last weekend, SG and I road-pootled to Pondicherry to meet a couple friend. Our friends have holed up in a quaint and charming French-mansion-turned-hotel-complete-with-four-poster-beds and are spending the month meditating, practicing yoga and contemplating by the ocean. I meteor-crashed their peaceful existence with my insistence on… Read More Sunshine and Serendipity in Pondicherry