Solo traveller Magali heals decades-old grief and changes her view of death and dying while exploring the funeral pyres of Varanasi, India.
The saying goes that “it takes a village” to raise a child. No one in rural India defines this saying more than former village chief Shyam Sundar Paliwal, who plants 111 trees for every girl born in his village. Bonnie Hinschberger shares her experiences visiting this tiny village in Piplantri, between Deogarh and Udaipur, in semi-arid Rajasthan.
The three biggest fears a lot of people have about traveling in a ‘developing’ nation seem to be bed bugs, bacteria and bad guys.
For travellers to far flung places, some things never change. Baggage gets lost, bugs bite, and ‘poop’ happens!