Yoga Capital of the World

Trip Start Aug 15, 2007
Trip End Aug 31, 2008

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Where I stayed
Krishna Paying Guest House

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Friday, May 2, 2008

Rishikesh is the yoga capital of the world (or so it calls itself) filled with ashrams & yoga-aficionados. There's plenty of westerners roaming about cloaked in sheets fulfilling their 2-week spiritual odyssey, which is a bit annoying; however, the setting is beautiful, with the Himalayas rising behind the Ganges. Unfortunately, this time of the year it's too hot for yoga or even walk our 5 days were spent going from cafe-hangout to another, getting massages, spending time with Holly & Martyn who we happily reunited with, and realizing how small the world is when I ran into a fellow university-mate from Spain...
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