Gokarna, India. In thinking about what has made this spa week so exceptional, I’ve realized that it is the absence of certain things here that make it all work. Continue reading
Gokarna, India. Yesterday I started the second phase of the Ayurvedic treatment sessions in my seven-day rejuvenation program. Continue reading
Gokarna, India. Wonder where we are in this vast country? Here’s a map to give you a sense of our location on the west coast.
What is this mindfulness thing? Am I doing it right? It’s not about having a mind that’s empty (mindless?), like the lovely yoga room above. It seems that mindfulness is the ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. Continue reading
Did I somehow forget to mention that our resort also extends to Om Beach, which some consider the most beautiful beach in India? That might have slipped my mind. Continue reading
What was our awful train experience leading us to? A treat that was worth the travail. Continue reading
Gokarna, India. Our planned ten-hour train ride did take that long – and just a bit longer. We were mentally prepared for that and had expected to get to our next hotel by about 10PM, in time to rest up for our next train at 8AM. Continue reading