Travel Blogs from Haridwar
... I am white and white is seen as more beautiful than being darker as sad as that is. I also don’t feel seen for who I am in so many ways and found myself searching for validation and reflections in this vulnerable place knowing that I am still arriving and taking care of myself is what is most needed. I am finding security and what is safe for me. How to talk, how to act, what I can eat, who I can trust, finding my grounding.
... and the practical/straightforward/comfortable path. Yet as I look back upon these years, I am overwhelmed by the vast and beautiful tapestry of people, places and memories that connect our decisions, our lives, our paths and our destinies.
Through my travels, experiences and encounters, I've been discovering the interconnection of everything - nature, us, our thoughts, our words, our actions, the past, the present and the future. I've come ...
... here because they are lost or looking for something.' Well we were looking for a good view and a good coffee, which we got. Sitting in cafes is a popular pass time in Rishikesh - which we very much enjoyed - and part of our fun came from eavesdropping.
I have never encountered so many self-righteous pseudo hippies in one place before - we heard endless conversations about people's spiritual ...
... I did know that I didn’t want to hang around much longer. Just as I was about to give up on my deal with Arjun and hire a car to Rishikesh, I saw a guy with my name on a sheet of paper.
From that point on, my day was lovely. Pulling into the gated compound, I was met by the most friendly and attentive staff I could imagine, and brought to a spectacular suite overlooking the Ganges from a private patio with a Jacuzzi. (It should be mentioned ...
... br> I saw some camps with tents to take care of visitors, during some festivals thousands come. I took some photos after asking permission at the site of the devotees of Shri Ram Sherma Acharya.
Something I enjoyed very much in Rishikesh was walking in the late afternoon along the river. The Ganges is clean here and I dip my feet in the water (it was quite cold).
Many of the sadhus bathe in the Ganges and do not seem to feel the cold.
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