After that delicious moment spent floating in time (see Reflections – Month 8), month 9 of our trip (still in Pakistan) passed in more active engagement and found us immersed in the local culture.
Power out. No electricity. The perfect moment for reflection.
Life on the beach. Good for a change from the mountains (we’ll be back for sure) and from the city (Delhi).
Just a 15-minute jeep ride from Kausani and then a 25-minute foot march we have found our little nest in the mountains.
Being a fan of the early explorers since our Pakistan days, the stories and accounts of Sir Francis Younghusband, Peter Hopkirk’s The Great Game, Rudyard Kipling’s Kim and many others