Since I last sat down to write a post just about one month ago, our travels shifted from ‘digging in’ and slowing down to nothing short of hyperspeed. These shifts keep things interesting, no doubt, but they don’t do much in the way of relaxation. But I wouldn’t trade the last month for the world. I’m currently sitting in one of the maddest, most colorful, noisiest, dirtiest, holiest and most haunting places I’ve ever seen: Varanasi.
The revered city on the Ganges is in ful