Category Archives: travel

India Through My Eyes: Part 7 Jaipur

Jaipur was the first city in India where I arrived on my own.  I had opted out of an overnight train from Varanasi  to Delhi with a connection to another train to Jaipur. I was concerned about what would happen … Continue reading

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Light Blurs around the Lake in Udaipur, India

My friends in Udaipur took me on a night excursion around the lake where I found wonderful reflections and contrasts.  I was not able to get my camera to focus correctly but then I loved it. I continued finding swirls, … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes: Part 6 Sarnath and Introducion to Servas

  Servas is an organization whose main purpose to promote peace in the world. Servas facilitates the meeting of individuals from different cultures by having a host and guest component.  The organization checks into each new member applying to see … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes: Part 3 The Lotus Temple, Delhi, India

Overcome all obstacles to get to the Lotus Temple in Delhi at metro stop Kalkaji Mandir.  The day that Lenore and I went throngs of people were present.  They were wearing beautiful clothes of a variety of colors.       … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes, Part 4 The Art of Indian Train Travel

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Even though some may interpret what I will recount as negative, it is not intended that way.  I believe that to understand India, you need to travel by train at least three times with at last one overnight train. It … Continue reading

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India Through My Eyes: Part 2 Deciphering the Delhi Code

      So much assaults the senses on landing in a city teeming with people, auto rickshaws, lying dogs and great contrasts.  To say that beauty is everywhere doesn’t do the city or its great mass of humanity justice. … Continue reading

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Dreams

Sumi Bird ©2013 by Janet Brugos Dreams Day dreams are goals. Night dreams are conflict resolutions. I have used both To enjoy some magnificent adventures. starting with My trip to Europe  with my Girl Scout Troop at age sixteen.  I … Continue reading

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Navimag Ferry

Navimag Ferry In 2005, I decided to take a trip to South America.  I could avoid a cold Colorado winter. It was more economical to travel than to paying the heating costs for an old house and a lot more … Continue reading

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Lakes that I love

Lake Michigan was the first Lake I met.  As a small child my parents took me sailing on the Lake.  I remember its  frosty cold and choppy water. I liked that Lake but was eager to get away from it. … Continue reading

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The beginning of my travels

I was yanked out of kindergarten after only two months. That was fine with me.  School did not seem nearly as fun as exploring the fields around our house in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. That October night was dark and cold.  … Continue reading

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