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ASTONISHING INDIA: 8 of the Most Awe-inspiring Places to Visit in India

ASTONISHING INDIA: 8 of the Most Awe-inspiring Places to Visit in India

Main ghat at Varanasi, India If you had your passport taken away and could only travel within the borders of your home nation for...
August 17, 2016 × 0 comments

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THE LONG ROAD TO HAPPINESS: Is Bhutan really the Shangri-La that people think it is?

“Road sinking, drive slowly” a road sign warns as we drive from the moist and lush lowlands of Bhutan’s south...
November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

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GEOLOGICAL WONDERLAND: The awe-inspiring beauty of Yellowstone National Park

GEOLOGICAL WONDERLAND: The awe-inspiring beauty of Yellowstone National Park

With canyons, waterfalls, rivers, forests and mountains, Yellowstone National Park showed us the beauty of this planet. The...
November 21, 2015 × 1 comment

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Top 5 Inspirational Cities for Writers

Top 5 Inspirational Cities for Writers

Do you ever want to sit down and write a masterpiece, but you just can’t? Maybe the house is too noisy, the coffee shop is too...
August 18, 2015 × 0 comments

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HEALING AND AWAKENING: A transformative and illuminating trip to Mount Shasta

HEALING AND AWAKENING: A transformative and illuminating trip to Mount Shasta

Excerpted from Light Atonement by Ariyana ~a star child~, the story of an ordinary woman’s transition to life as an awakened...
April 11, 2015 × 3 comments

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FLOWERWOMAN: Magic words surrounded by petals

FLOWERWOMAN: Magic words surrounded by petals

She runs a 24-hour flower shop in some lane in Montreal. It has a narrow entrance, but is long within. It’s 2 a.m. and the...
April 3, 2015 × 0 comments

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LESSONS AT VARANASI: Reflecting on life and death in India’s most sacred city

LESSONS AT VARANASI: Reflecting on life and death in India’s most sacred city

Wrapped in a white sari, she sat cross-legged on her paper thin mat waiting to die. The solemn look on her deeply creased face...
April 2, 2015 × 2 comments

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HOMAGE TO THE SAHARA: Much more than just sand dunes and desert

HOMAGE TO THE SAHARA: Much more than just sand dunes and desert

Hollywood had taught me to think of the Sahara as an immense waste of endless sand dunes, unbearably hot by day and freezing cold...
March 24, 2015 × 0 comments

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TIGER’S NEST: Sublimation and the essence of transformative travel

TIGER’S NEST: Sublimation and the essence of transformative travel

I was making my way steadily up the mountain to Bhutan’s most famous site: Tiger’s Nest monastery. The prayer flags thickened...
February 13, 2015 × 0 comments