March 2013

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And we’re off

by Kim March 31, 2013

After three months in India we want fresh air, cool weather and mountains. We’re headed to Nepal to hike the Annapura Circuit.

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A big change

by Kim March 27, 2013

Notice anything different around here? That’s right, So Many Places has undergone a renovation.

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What to do about beggars in India?

by Kim March 24, 2013

What is the right way to deal with beggars in India? Should you give money? Food? When are you helping and when are you feeding the cycle of corruption?

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Attempting To Heal a Broken Heart In Hampi

by Kim March 20, 2013

A friend has come to visit us in India on the tail of a painful breakup. We head to Hampi, a place that seems the perfect backdrop for a transformation.

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Brian started a blog! Introducing Wandering Sasquatch

by Kim March 19, 2013

I interrupt my regular blogging schedule to share four words I never thought I would write: Brian started a blog.

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Slow Travel: The Benefits of Being Still

by Kim March 17, 2013

Before we came here, to this tiny Indian town, our conversations tended towards the next place we were going. Should we take the overnight bus or the morning bus? Should we go to this city or that one? Have you researched the hostels? Do you know the exchange rate? It was all business all of the time. And we took a beating because of it. We were beginning to forget why we were doing this, and why we were doing it together.

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Tips for surviving South American bus rides

by Kim March 10, 2013

When I think back on our time in South America I don’t automatically think about volunteering in Ecuador or visiting the Galapagos Islands or even hiking the Inca Trail. The first thing I think about is being on buses. Read on for my tips on taking long-haul buses in South America.

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My morning run in Palolem, India

by Kim March 4, 2013

Come with me on my morning run here in Palolem, India.

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