India, India 2017

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

One of my best friends came to India at the end of October. I could not take days off from work to travel with her as I would have liked it, but we managed to visit Varanasi  together during a weekend. This was my third trip to this city. You may check out the previous… Continue reading Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

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India, India 2017

Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Delhi is the first place I've lived in where a mountain is not immediately visible, which I find somewhat sad. Volcanoes and mountains dominate the landscape of most of Mexico. In a clear morning, you can see Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl from many points in Mexico City. As a child, I would spend many weekends at… Continue reading Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

India, India 2016

Old Goa, Goa

Goa, the smallest state of India, is located along the coast of the Arabian Sea. Although it is very popular among tourist for its beautiful beaches, it offers more than that. Goa has a rich history that reflects the diversity of the country. It was a Portuguese colony from 1510 until the 20th Century and it… Continue reading Old Goa, Goa

India, India 2016

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (2nd part)

Varanasi sits in the shores of the Ganges, one of the holy rivers of India. It is the most sacred city of Hinduism and some consider it the spiritual capital of the country. According to Hindu tradition, those who die in Varanasi will achieve Moksha, or liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth. Thousands of pilgrims… Continue reading Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (2nd part)