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May 10th & 11th
Journey to India and up to Haridwar
The journey to India took a day and half from Budapest, although it felt just like one massive day with some blips of time taken out as I dozed in planes and trains. All went as planned luckily, which was a little surprising given I was really winging it. I arrived in Delhi at 5:30am after leaving Helsinki at 8:30pm, which was five hours after I landed from Geneva. I got ...
... 8221; most of us obeyed.. paddling with all our might straight into the waterey rollercoaster. We bounced our way through the waves and were still in a bit rough water. Raj cried out “OK... JUMP” I thought..here...really? He said yes just stand on the side of the raft and jump out.This is a safe place for floating. Hell, yah! I immediately got up. Jumped into the Ganga. Whoah, it was cold. There I was free floating down the Ganga (in a life jacket with a head rest, ...
... In the morning tour I saw two significant birds, the rare Wall Creeper and the flamboyant Pied Kingfisher. Along the way we also saw herds of Spotted deer, Sambar deer, faisants, and peacocks. We saw leopard and elephant tracks but didn't see them. We did hear an elephant trump. We spent the day driving aroind looking at wildlife. The park isa indeed very beautiful. It was reassuring to know that india is taking measures to protect it's flora ...
... so fast here in India) and she had this saying which is so right!
"There are so much madness and chaos in India - there must be a god, as somehow everything just turns out alright! "
There was also something I read on the plane as I was flying here. People come to experience spirituality in India - and if they can mediate and find peace in this madness - you can find peace anywhere! You can take the peace with ...
... everything to stay balanced, and I’m not feeling balanced at all. I broke down and cried. Left philosophy class. I had been friendly with about 3 girls and all three of them came to check on me after class. Was really sweet. Turns out, they were also feeling the way I was. So, we decided we’d go to a café and get a (forbidden) omelet. Eggs are illegal in Rishikesh, but there are a couple places that sell them. After ...