At least partially because of the complete failure of our run the previous day, but also because of our inability to deal sufficiently with toothpaste, we decided to spend the rest of the day in town. Upon returning from our […]


Vanessa arrived from the US at 5 am. Neither of us had gotten much sleep, Vanessa because she was on a plane, me because well there were a few things that needed to be taken care of around the house […]


Pondicherry is relatively close to Chennai, only a few hours’ drive away. I thought it seemed a little classy, with the French quarter and all the nice pastries and wine that might go with that, so we headed down there […]

Extreme hiking

The third morning we were expecting to go rock climbing, but found out that it was actually “mountain climbing” which is just a longer, more intense hike. At first it was the same as the first day, but then we […]


One of the great things about Glen View is that it’s right in the Blue Mountains, so you don’t have to go far to find wildlife (or cool plants). But, my first experience with Indian wildlife actually happened on the […]