New PDF release: And There I Was Volume IX: A Backpacking Adventure in India

By DH Koester

ISBN-10: 1478710152

ISBN-13: 9781478710158

Sidhartha and the Forgotten Lands of India

In 2007 the writer launched into his 9th and ultimate trip of the And There i used to be series—Incredible India. starting in mythical Kolkata, maneuver your manner via one of many world’s biggest teach stations, domestic to tens of hundreds of thousands of homeless boys dwelling in tunnels and sewage pipes underneath its flooring. commute via rail to the world’s Buddhist pilgrimage middle at Bodhgaya the place Sidhartha struggled for and attained enlightenment. go through Patna at the mom Ganga, domestic to 2 of history’s maximum figures—Chandragupta and Ashoka. input the lofty realm of the Himalayas at Mirik and carry viewers with a high-ranking Tibetan monk in a monastery excessive above an emerald lake. conflict in your existence within the depressing climes of Darjeeling, recuperate within the nation of Sikkim and get well within the heat of an idyllic tea sector and the city of Kalimpong. Attend the solemn memorial carrier for a fallen soldier and examine the futility of battle then push directly to India’s distant NE states and the amazing Brahmaputra. within the kingdom of Meghalaya, the “Abode of the Clouds,” stopover at the rainiest spot on the earth and a urban that lives for tune by myself. sooner than leaving India, spend time with a low caste kinfolk in a village outdoors Kolkata and examine the which means of compassion. eventually, witness first-hand the dichotomies in lifestyles by means of first traveling mom Teresa’s domestic for the death then braving the outstretched palms of the world’s such a lot unique and welcoming prostitutes.

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