Door to Divinity…..

Doorway to Divinity…ending 2018 on a devotional note. The Golden Temple or Sri Harmandir Sahib (abode of God) is the holiest gurdwara of Sikhism in Amritsar. In spite of its opulence it is an abode of peace and tranquility reverberating to the soulful hymns of the devout. One can spend an entire day in the premises but…

Doors…..Past Perfect

Halifax, Nova Scotia………C H Willis house 1862, Halifax, Nova Scotia….a heritage house entrance, unassuming and plain, yet an enticing connect to a historical past. A chance sighting while strolling downtown Halifax.

Travelscapes—Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

June 10-18, 2017…road tripping from Halifax, Nova Scotia crisscrossing the previously unknown (to me) land past idyllic countryside, coastlines, national parks (Cape Breton) and settler cities, Pictou, Victoria-by-the-Sea to Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown, Anne Of Green Gables fictional setting, Confederation bridge connecting the Island to New Brunswick for an unknown fantabulous experience at the Bay…

Sikkim Odyssey 1….Rumtek Monastery

The 45 minute drive from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, to Rumtek Monastery, 4900 ft above sea level and 24 km from Gangtok, is ideally a natural delight of lush green hilly terrain and misty mountains, hillside villages, terraced fields, sheer valleys, gurgling streams and waterfalls but the bumpy scratchy road (under repairs due to constant landslides…