To new beginnings

A lot has changed since our last post in November 2018. A comfortable life in our cozy home with intermittent vacations had become the norm for us until a phone call one evening on our way back from work turned our life around! On most days, I would pick up R from the train station …

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Bhutan Part 3 – Our take on the famed Tiger’s Nest trek

When R & I started planning our Bhutan trip, I did the customary Google image search for Bhutan. The first picture was one that everyone associates with Bhutan. The iconic image of Paro Taktsang monastery (Tiger’s nest) precariously perched atop a cliff with steep rocky slopes built in 1692! We instantly had our heart set …

Bhutan – Part 2: People and Culture

The land of thunder dragon is one of the happiest nations in the world. It gave the world the concept of Gross National Happiness, which measures happiness and quality of life as a yardstick of growth. During our stay, we witnessed how people maintained a good balance between material possessions and spirituality. They were poised, …