Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Moments

India. The names conjures up a dichotomy of images from the peaceful, spiritual ideal of yoga retreats and ashrams, to the chaos of crowded cities overflowing with crime, garbage and slums. Michael and I have been in the southwestern village of Mararikkulam North for almost a month, staying at a rustic, oceanside homestay called Arakal…

George Street & George Street Festival, St. John’s Newfoundland

George Street: We walked along George Street during the day, played some pool at Dooley’s and ate at a few pubs.  The best food and drink during those days, to me was at Yellowbelly Brewery & Public House.  For beer, I tried their Wexford Wheat Ale.  It was nice and light – and yes it…