This is a guest post by Stephen Barrett. If you want to guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. As part of a larger backpacking trip around the world, Stephen Barrett had the good fortune to be in McLeod Ganj, seat of the Tibetan Government in Exile, for the first day of a series […]
One thing I love about India is the way the best laid plans so often change.
Inside the prayer wheels are scrolls of paper with Om Mani Padme Hum written on them.
_ Varanasi is a pilgrimage site for many Hindus in India (and around the world) as it sits along the holy Ganges River. Along with Old Islamic Cairo in Egypt and the old part of Kathmandu in Nepal, Varanasi offers great photographic opportunities with every step. These two Varanasi posts include a lot of my […]
When I returned from my backpacking trip, I unpacked all the boxes I sent home like a kid on Christmas morning. Some of the stuff had sentimental value, some of it was just as cool as I’d remembered when buying it, and a small percentage fell into the “why the hell did I buy this” […]