Monthly Archives: December 2009

Happy New Year to you all!  As 2009 comes to a close, please consider donating to UNICEF or give a loan that changes lives at KIVA.  We spent almost two weeks working on a few things in Jo
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Meggan and I ended our stay in Jaipur with a visit to the Amber (also known as Amer) Fort.  This is a spectacularly ornate structure perched on a ridge overlooking the pink city of Jaipur.
Jaipur is a must on any itinerary to Rajasthan.  Like pretty much everywhere we've been in India, this city is bursting with colors to photograph.  Jaipur is called the "pink
After an overnight train ride from Varanasi, Beau and I arrived in Agra four hours late but still eager to see the Taj Mahal.  We had an hour to freshen up for our date with the Taj Mahal. 
As stated in part 1, Meggan and I simply could not put our cameras down in Varanasi.  It is a very special place.  Again, this is a place you must come and experience, but here's our
"Benares (Varanasi) is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together." -Mark Twain A night train away from Delhi is t
Throughout our journey, we have met hundreds of travelers, of those who've been to India, each has a different take.  We have heard everything from, "Magical." to "I.N.D.I.A
We had to narrow down our photos of Kathmandu quite a bit.  I can't count how many shots we took of just the prayer flags.  As aspiring photographers, we just love all the bright co
A thick haze of exhaust, incessant honking from motorcycles, cars and bicycle rickshaws, narrow streets and piles of garbage.  If you let first impressions stick, Kathmandu may be nothing mo
Mt. Everest has a long history of being pursued by the adventurous.  There's no question of why people want a glimpse of the world's highest point.  Unlike man-made structures that
Yes, Beau and I are on a a budget but every once and a while you are in an area that the hotels are going to be expensive, so why not pick a hotel with a great style.  While searching for hotels
We love Hong Kong!  We spent seven days in this amazing city and didn't even scratch the surface of all the great things Hong Kong has to offer.  The greatness comes at a price, we w
Beau and I didn't have much time in Shanghai but we managed to squeeze in a little time to find some eye candy.  Driving into Shanghai from the airport to our hotel, my head and eyes were ju
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Although Shanghai is the largest city in China with over 20 million people, sometimes it was easy to forget that we were in a sprawling metropolis.  We did do a little sightseeing in Shanghai