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Two of our friends from Minneapolis have recently embarked on a very similar lifestyle change.  They are Brandon and Anne from The Yoga Nomads, and we’ve been enjoying their blog so much this past month...

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Knowing we’ve seen enough of Chennai, yesterday we bought tickets for a movie at a nearby mall for today’s 4pm showing of the new Hunger Games movie.  We were craving a nice oasis away from...

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After three weeks in Goa, it’s time to leave our nice little routine of swimming, cooking, and actually getting work done.  Today we flew to Chennai, a huge city on the east coast that we...

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During our relaxation time in Goa, we based ourselves close to the middle of the main tourist track along the coast, with the intention of exploring a few other areas. We decided to spend two...

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Our three weeks in Goa have gone by nice and slowly.  We came here for a full three weeks with the specific goal of having the time crawl for a while, and the pace of...

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When we look back on our travels and pick our favorite places we usually notice patterns or things that these places all have in common.  Cheap accommodation, friendly people, great weather, just to name a...

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We mentioned in our first impressions of India article that we were feeling a little smothered in Mumbai.  The good news is that our last three days in the Indian mega-city were actually quite great....

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After four days in Mumbai, Alissa and I have finally started getting used to the constant crowds of Mumbai.  We have learned how to get around the city using the local trains as well as...

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The slums of Mumbai: To tour or not to tour? We’ve had mixed feelings about whether or not we wanted to take a tour of one of the many slums here in India.  Slum tours...

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We knew from the beginning of our trip planning that India would be one of the crazier places to see.  That is why we decided to start out our month in India by visiting it’s...

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