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One of My Favorite Days in India: Visiting Pallikarni Government Secondary High School

IMG_2045One of my favorite days in India was spent visiting Pallikaranai Government Secondary High School in Chennai to see how the local Round Table India chapter (Madras Midtown Round Table 42) is building shiny, new classrooms for kids, thanks in part to donations from Rickshaw Challenge participants.

Check out my post for The Rickshaw Times blog: The Rickshaw Challenge and Round Table India Team Up to Transform Schools.

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Backyard Tourist: Exploring Boston’s North End

my touring companions

my touring companions

As an adult, I’ve lived in some pretty cool cities – Boulder, DC and now, Boston – vacation destinations for many. As such, my friends and family have always assumed that I’ve spent all of my free time skiing in Colorado, exploring museums in DC and wandering the Freedom Trail here in Boston. Not quite. I like to say that no matter where you live, you still need to do your laundry and get your oil changed. Continue reading

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India Roundup (Part II) – India

Ambassador car

my sweet ride

After my respite in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with the Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally took me through six Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately missed the excitement of traveling by rickshaw, we were able to cover a lot more ground and take in some incredibly diverse and stunning scenery. Take a look…

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Yep, this sums me up!

Hue, Vietnam

the Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam

“Stuff your eyes with wonder. Live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask no guarantees, ask for no security, there never was such an animal. And if there were, it would be related to the great sloth which hangs upside down in a tree all day every day, sleeping its life away. To hell with that. Shake the tree and knock the great sloth down on his ass.” (Farhrenheit 451)

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