So this week I had a chance conversation with two unrelated folks, who lived in India as tourists for 6 months: one is from Australia, and one from the US. They lived on a budget in different cities, travelled by train, and hung out with the locals. I am sure there are lots of people who take long vacations and get immersed in a culture. But while listening to their adventures is exciting, I am partly jealous cause I want to do that!
So, in an effort to feel like a hippie traveller, I decided to compile a list of some of my recent trips, and share them with you to feel semi-cool. While I may not have a 6-month stint in my backpack, I do have snapshots of some of the most amazing places I have been lucky to visit, even if some of them were for only 6 hours!
The following pictures are from our day-long excursion to the Nagarhole National Park, also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, in Southern Karnataka. It was a beautiful drive through the forest and we were graced with the presence of the famous Indian spotted deer. There was also a school at the main entrance of the forest...so the animals couldn't possibly be that scary!
Have any of you travelled to a National Forest in India?? I would love to see some images or hear about your experience, even if its just one line!