Category Archive for: ‘dispatch’

The Bhagirathi (Ganges) River roars through the narrow valley of Gangotri, Uttarakhand, India.

Thursday Thought – The Indian Tapestry: No Single Story

“You will always cherish it. It’s like India – you’ll never see only those old, broken, and dirty threads again, …

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A woman prays at Ganga Sagar, the sacred spot in the Sundarban Islands where the Ganges River meets the sea. Photo © Jake Norton.

Flowing with the Ganges

Live now on the Eddie Bauer “Live Your Adventure” blog is my final post on #GangaS2S, the epic journey David …

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Jake Norton and Pete McBride testing the upper reaches of the Ganges River near the base of the spectacular peak named Shivling. Photo © David Morton.

Ganga: Revered and Reviled by David Morton

David Morton, my partner along with Pete McBride on the #GangaS2S Expedition this autumn, wrote a great post on the …

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Traffic Flows through India

Now live on the Eddie Bauer “Live Your Adventure” blog is a post I wrote on the chaos – and …

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The faithful gather at the Banke Bihari temple in Vridavan, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Thursday Thought: Passion and Faith Worlds Apart

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless. – Honore de Balzac – A …

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Water Power

This post, which went unpublished, was written in Tapovan, a stunning meadow camp above Gaumukh on the Gangotri Glacier, on …

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Happy Gangetic Dolphin Day!

Today, October 5th, is Dolphin Day here in India, a day to celebrate the elusive and rare Gangetic freshwater dolphin. …

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A Short Update from Kampala, Uganda

The whole team and I spent the day taking in some of the sights of Kampala today, as well as …

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A Great Need: Water in Rulindo, Rwanda

Hello from Kampala, Uganda! I just spent a powerful two days in Rulindo, Rwanda, seeing the need for water and …

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The Rwandan Genocide Memorial Centre

A new post is up (Hope From the Ashes: The Rwandan Genocide Memorial) from me over at the Challenge21 blog …

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