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Category Archive: Travel

Garden of Eden

On one side of Mount Eden, a clever little hill in Auckland, was tucked away a secret garden and I had a bit of time to Burnett before I would join Andrew in… Continue reading

Blueberry Museum

Wellington is an 8 hour drive from Auckland. It’s not that long of a drive, but it’s still a long drive. My good friend graciously agreed to come along and keep me company.… Continue reading

Treasure hunting

Originally posted on The Adventures of a Little and a Big:
Did you know, not far from where you’re reading this, there is something hidden. It could be a list of successful treasure…

Y nos vamos a Colombia

July 20th is Colombian Independence day. In 1810, Colombia declared themselves independent from the Spanish Monarchy. From a quick wikipedia search, the story goes that Colombians used the excuse of wanting to borrow… Continue reading

Finger Paint not Finger Food

One of my favorite Bohri Indian wedding festivities was the Mehendi / Vanne-Tanne. What normally are two parties, one hosted by the groom’s family, and one hosted by the bride’s family, was combined… Continue reading

Out of Place, Out of Town

Back in Mumbai, Andrew and I continued to celebrate our friends’ wedding over several days. A day after the religious ceremony, we attended a party for out-of-towners and friends at a spectacularly pristine… Continue reading

A love letter to Wellington

This past weekend I went down to visit Andrew in Wellington. This was my second time down there after my back surgery and I think I’m falling for it. I’m a city girl,… Continue reading

I do’s in India

Most girls dream of their wedding day. I remember as a child, my sister’s godmother had gifted my sister and me a Barbie wedding set. Barbie had a big white dress, Ken was in… Continue reading

Tea and Pashminas

One of the familiar things about Mumbai was that it was a city and like any other city, there were lots of shops and vendors. Perhaps a little different, the vendors tended to… Continue reading

Elephants and Monkeys

Hi all! Sorry for the long delay. For the past couple of months I’ve been wading through the good, the bad and the ugly. The good, Andrew and I spent 8 days in… Continue reading