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Saying Goodbye To India

This was written in March, 2015, just as I was about to leave India for Nepal.   This is my last full day in India, the land of carefully shaped mustaches. As always, time flies. I can’t believe I’m moving on. I’ve spent the last few days in Darjeeling, walking up and down its steep hills, hanging out with my friend, Sayo, and trying to sneak a peek through the fog at the Indian Himalayas....

Doors: North India

        Some doors are just as they should be. Doors and their ways. What do you think before opening a door and crossing through a doorway? Nothing? Watching your head? Wondering what’s on the other side? Something superstitious? Often, I view traveling and its benefits as a doorway. A doorway to a fuller, happier life; to open mindedness; to a brighter future; to obtaining knowledge; to new experiences; to...

Doors: South India

          So beautiful, seemingly perfect.   Doors and their ways. What do you think before opening a door and crossing through a doorway? Nothing? Watching your head? Wondering what’s on the other side? Something superstitious? I try not to be superstitious, it’s bad luck…. 😉 Often, I view traveling and its benefits as a doorway. A doorway to a fuller, happier life; to open mindedness; to a...

FlyPEI (Charlottetown Airport) Promo Video Featuring Islanders Traveling Abroad

Hey everyone, I’d like to share this video with you! As part of FlyPEI’s new campaign they decided to put this video together showcasing Islanders traveling abroad in order to inspire and motive people to travel! I had taken part in a photo in Chennai, India, back in February. This part of the campaign is featured on their website labeled as “travel stories” – you can check it out...

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Sayo Makino

What is your name? “Sayo Makino” Where are you from? “Hyogo, Japan” What is your age? “Now 35” Why are you in India? “To study yoga mainly, and I’m a member of an NGO so to do volunteer work in Rishikesh” What comes to mind when you think of Canada? “Nature. Nice people – I always meet nice Canadian people. Cold. Maple syrup. A place where I want to go” Which country’s people have the most seductive...

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