Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas in India

I was looking for an easy-going ashram experience to get my journey in India started and the Sivananda ashram’s Yoga Ayurveda Cultural Program (YACP) turned out to be exactly what the doctor ordered.  Many tell me that during regular times … Continue reading

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Up the Stairs, Into the Ashram

I’ve been at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwanthari Ashram in India for a week now. I’m finally feeling like myself again and comfortable with my surroundings.  I had one of the longest travel days so far on my trip getting … Continue reading

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Breakfast of champions

I learned how to prepare a proper tostada for breakfast in Seville.  Depending on your hunger level, you order a half or a whole toast.  You ask for some olive oil and tomato, and you receive a pot of olive … Continue reading

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The great tapas crawl of 2010: Seville

After having had great tapas everyday in Madrid, I wasn’t sure what to expect in Seville.  We had another very long travel day, this time from Marrakesh to Madrid to Seville (taxi, plane delays, bus, train, taxi) so we went … Continue reading

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The great tapas crawl of 2010: Madrid

We didn’t have the best weather in Madrid (very cold) or in Seville (rainy) so we focused our energies on the things we could do indoors, mainly eating.  Of course we had our share of visits to the Prado and … Continue reading

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Jardin Majorelle: Marrakesh

I’m in my hotel room in Seville listening to the bells ring all around me but I wanted to write a quick post about a garden we visited in Marrakesh.  This little post is for my friend Janice who loves … Continue reading

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Cooking and Eating in Marrakesh

I have never cooked anything Moroccan and don’t know a lot about Moroccan foods so I thought it would be great to take a cooking class while we were in Marrakesh.  I remember my cooking classes in Thailand and Vietnam … Continue reading

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