Yin and Yang

“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.”           Sigmund Freud I don’t have any idols. Soon enough — they will let…

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

I never really liked summer. After our year-end school examinations, temperatures would steadily rise to 35°C. When luck was not on our sides — temperatures were more brutal. Summer breaks were meant for: metamorphosing into sloths, reading every mystery book available, drinking aerated drinks, and indulging in mangoes. Once every two years, my parents would…

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Tales from the Jungle

I’ve been way behind my posting schedule. It’s quite unlike me to delay an invite to a challenge. I’d like to start this post with an apology to Christina, from JUSTBLUEDUTCH, for participating in the Seven Day Nature Challenge — a month late. Christina lives in Kuwait with her Dutch husband and toddler daughter. She…

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When AMS Strikes

After spending a day in Gangtok, we decided to head towards the north. The mountain town of Lachung averages about 9,600 feet (2,900 m) and requires a day of travel from the capital. Google maps indicates a 3 hour long journey. However, I remember taking longer to reach there. Part of the reason could be roadblocks…

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