YOGA RETREAT BALI

January 15 to 21, 2020 Come join me for an unforgettable experience in the ocean paradise of Seminyak, a more secluded and idyllic part of Bali. Avoid the crowds as we do 3 hours of yoga daily, at our amazing villa just minutes away from the beach. Upon request we can take our mats and […]

Yoga Retreat

The Tea Gardens of Bangladesh Dates: December 28th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020 (6 nights lodging) Cost: $1500 per person (double occupancy) (no single supplement) Inclusions: Lodging at Amtali Nature Resort, Srimangal (6 nights) 2 hours of Yoga everyday (for accompanying non-yogis $150 off the rate) All meals Transport from Dhaka to Srimangal (180 km) […]

The Sweet Beginning – Paros, Greece

I am in Greece. Specifically I am on a Greek Island called Paros. At this moment in time I am the envy of many! I do consider myself very fortunate to be here. I really did not do much research regarding the place. Reason being, I am here for a 300 hour yoga teacher training. […]

Yoga, Friends and Solace in Rome

I lived in Rome from 1980 to 1984. Those were the golden years of my childhood. My first crush. My first real bicycle, Italian at that. My first time playing soccer for the school team. Learning Italian for the first time. I can go on and on … Piazza Navona My father was sent to […]

London Calling

September 16-19th , 2019 I used to visit Europe at least once every two years. My love of Latin America, specifically Buenos Aires kept me from going to Europe for the last 5 years. But with the many changes occurring in my life, it was inevitable that I would once again be visiting the continent […]

There Are Mountains in California?

This has been a long term project of mine for several years. Ever since one of my Swiss friends who I had first met at a homestay in Buenos Aires had reacted “there are mountains in California!?” when I had told her I loved where I lived because of the mountain biking, snowboarding and the […]

Antarctica – the Human Connection

PROLOGUE January 1-3, 2019 Ushuaia, Argentina It’s December 24th, 2018. I am wandering through the streets of Ushuaia, desperately trying to find a passage to Antarctica. This was not the original plan. “Tierra del Fuego” (the Land of Fire) has inspired me. I want to know what lies beyond … beyond these frigid waters … […]

Fifteen Years After the Tsunami

I am at Sarky’s in Buenos Aires – hands down my favorite restaurant in town. It’s Armenian food. Go figure! Armenian food in Buenos Aires the home of Bife Chorizo, Empanadas and Milanesas. I am at dinner with old friends and new – that is the beauty of Buenos Aires. If you are at the […]

To be or not to be … Muslim

It’s time for some hard questions. Are you ready? I was born in 1970 in a land that was erstwhile Pakistan. You will never ever hear me say I was born a Pakistani. I am a Bengali. It’s 1971, East Pakistan has had it with West Pakistan. Divided by India in between, these two parts […]

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