India

Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 28th, 2011

While Agra is mostly known to those traveling to India for the Taj Mahal, there are other great sites to see. The Red Fort is immense and even offers a view towards the Taj Majal. I don’t have anything particularly witty or insightful to share about the Red Fort. But, I loved this picture and [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 12th, 2011

Focusing on your personal passions, picking up a new skill or hobby, call it what you want, but all of the above are popular with career breakers. In my case, I learned Spanish fluently, learned to ski and got to develop my photography skills. When I went to India with Gap Adventures, I saw that [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: July 8th, 2011

The single biggest thing that struck me about the temples, palaces and other historic buildings while traveling in India wasn’t their grandeur, their beauty or their architecture…although those things did too. It was all the intricate details carved into them. The play with geometric patterns gave the you one illusion from afar and changed several [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: July 1st, 2011

I never really thought about the 2nd longest continuous wall in the world. After the Great Wall of China, maybe I figured that nothing else came close. On a recent trip through Rajasthan in India, outside of Udaipur, we came to the Kumbhalgarh fort. The “complex”, if I can call it that, is enclosed in a [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: June 24th, 2011

From the moment I entered the gate towards the Taj Mahal, I was transfixed in front of this legendary monument. With camera in hand, I took photos with every step I took. The memory of the beauty of the entrance gate itself almost faded when something inside told me to look back, yeah away from [...]

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