Tag Archives: West Bengal

These Are (not?) Indians: West Bengal & Sikkim Edition

From the mountains of Nagaland to the plains of Assam to the mountains (again) of Arunachal Pradesh to the moors of Meghalaya to the flood plains of West Bengal to the mountains (again, again) of Sikkim, no matter how much … Continue reading

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Finally India, Finally Fooding! (August Edition)

Tonight, I had an interesting/agonizing debate with a Hindu grandpa who wanted to make the point that there is no lasting happiness to be found on this earth.  Simple pleasures, like ice cream, often lead to pain, like frozen headaches … Continue reading

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India’s Northeast: Scenes and Scenery, August Edition

Frankly speaking, our performance in July – a measly 359 km – was pathetic.  Sure, we climbed Sela, the highest mountain pass (4200m) in the Northeast, setting personal records in the process.  Sure, we visited one of the oldest Buddhist … Continue reading

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