Wandering Wunkers


Life has been… crazy. That’s a good word for it – crazy. We’ve been up hill and down dale with travel over the summer, and then in November with the appearance of a tiny human in our lives. So – here are 13 photos that sum up 2013 for us, starting with June and the graduation/departure of two students who adopted Adam and I, and ending with Adam and I – and… Read More

Amazing. It’s hard to put the trip into words of any sort of substance that can properly capture the experience; so much happened in so little time, and yet it was three weeks. So there will likely be a string of posts in the future, or posts touching on aspects of the trip to try to cover it in its entirety. It all started with surprising everyone at the airport, and my… Read More

Day 1: Day of Unrest We made our way from Mussoorie down to Dehradun for – from what everyone could tell – was an on-time (or only marginally delayed) train departure. Scheduled to depart at 20:30, and the train was only to arrive at 19:10 – but that sort of delay is manageable. Adam and I settled down to wait, with about half an hour to kill, and the train… still not… Read More

We started out taking the Metro (how I love the metro!) down to the JLN Stadium station, and walked from there through the back alleys nearby, to get to Hazrat Nizam-ud-din Dargah. It was an interesting sight; you have to cover your head (men and women alike), and women are not permitted inside the tomb area itself. It was interesting, but a bit of a depressing sight as well, because throughout the… Read More

We arrived in Delhi on the 30th September, and crashed in our hotel room. If you’re good with budget and not-the-fanciest, RAK International (just off the main bazaar in Paharganj) is great for the price, quality, and what a budge hotel should be. Clean sheets, clean rooms, AC if you ask for an AC room (otherwise ceiling fans), and just off the main bazaar so a little quieter than some other options…. Read More