Category Archive for: ‘Expedition Dispatches’

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This post, which went unpublished, was written in Tapovan, a stunning meadow camp above Gaumukh on the Gangotri Glacier, on …

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Waiting for Time

The following is a short missive I wrote on the road the other day about that famous concept: India time. …

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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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Happy Gandhi Jayanti!

As I broke trail, post-holing down the Gangotri Glacier several days ago, the words of Mahatma Gandhi were echoing in …

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Jake Norton working on his Surface Pro in India

Surface Pro: The Ultimate Expedition Partner

I’m often asked what I use on expeditions to handle the data – photos, video, emails, and more – we …

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