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Shrouded shrine at Vashisht waterfalls, Himachal Pradesh

Vashisht Village – Hot Springs and Waterfalls

Vashisht didn’t measure up to my expectations, still it was fun to walk up to the famous waterfalls, eat at the Tibetan Cafe to sounds of Israelis playing guitar and singing, dip my toes at the hot springs, emjoy the village atmosphere.

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Sacrum sanctorum of Manu's Temple with ancient idols. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manu Temple, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manu temple in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, is the only temple for Manu, the first man. Like Noah, he was the only man saved from the Big Flood, to restart humanity. He was also the first law-giver and saved the vedas from the flood during his seventh reincarnation.

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With Nikki and Yair at Tanglang La, Ladakh

The Road from Manali/Jispa to Leh , Part II – Ladakh

Jispa to Leh, the second leg of the trip from Manali to Leh includes the highest motorized passes in the world. Awesome views of peaks, glaciers, undulating rivers, pristine lakes, erosive formations, as well as charming stop-overs where you can have a Ladakhi dish or buy a woolen hat.

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Shanti stupa with stairs, Leh Ladakh

Shanti Stupa Leh – Art, Views, Temples

Shanti Stupa Leh with adjacent temples, towering over Leh to the north, are magnificent Buddhist modern holy sites. Breathtaking views, beautiful art, Arduous climb. Visit concluded with unstructured luxurious shanti time with chai and momos at a zula down the “Israeli Road’.

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Shanti stupa with stairs, Leh Ladakh

Shanti Stupa Leh – Art, Views, Temples

Shanti Stupa Leh with adjacent temples, towering over Leh to the north, are magnificent Buddhist modern holy sites. Breathtaking views, beautiful art, Arduous climb. Visit concluded with unstructured luxurious shanti time with chai and momos at a zula down the “Israeli Road’.

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Goings-on

In this new section I will try to relate directly to current events and proceedings in the ever-churning, boiling, bubbling cauldron of our political and social reality today. I’ll try to keep posts short.

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Mindroll

New articles will show up here. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to “Mindroll“. 

 

 

 

 

Israel's Best

This section is “under construction”. Much much more is yet to come about my beloved country. Keep posted. Subscribe! Here is a link to Israel’s Best page.

Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

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Incredible India

This section is “under construction”. Much much more is yet to come about my trip to Incredible India. Keep posted. Subscribe! Here is a link to the Incredible India page.

Sunrise over Mumbai Bay view from Sea Shore Hotel

24 Hours in Mumbai – Train, Boat, Taxi, Feet

My 24 hours in Mumbai were rich in experiences and human encounters – the train (un)expected ordeal, hotel and dining, and then the awesome Elaphanta Island caves, boat ride, climb. Even the taxi trip to the airport was illuminating.

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time – Part 1

Cows are holy, but are women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirtwork? First post on topic gives background on cows, “cow products” and recommends opening the mind. In Appendix you can witness a funny encounter regarding holy cows at the Israeli-Indian interphase.

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time, India – Part 2

Cows are holy, goddesses are revered, female pilots fly commercial, but are millions of rural women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirty shitwork? Ecological, financial value of rural women’s work is high, but they don’t own anything. Academics give conflicting views on how the work is perceived in the community and by the women.

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Sunrise over Mumbai Bay view from Sea Shore Hotel

24 Hours in Mumbai – Train, Boat, Taxi, Feet

My 24 hours in Mumbai were rich in experiences and human encounters – the train (un)expected ordeal, hotel and dining, and then the awesome Elaphanta Island caves, boat ride, climb. Even the taxi trip to the airport was illuminating.

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Poetry

More poetry is yet to come. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to the poetry page

Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

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Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

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Before the storm, Kancamagus, White Mountains, NH

American Skies

I like to be

Stranger in a Strange land

Like to not be

where you are from

where I’m from

Not belong

an Other

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Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

Read More »

Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

Read More »
Before the storm, Kancamagus, White Mountains, NH

American Skies

I like to be

Stranger in a Strange land

Like to not be

where you are from

where I’m from

Not belong

an Other

Read More »

Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

Read More »

Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

Read More »
Before the storm, Kancamagus, White Mountains, NH

American Skies

I like to be

Stranger in a Strange land

Like to not be

where you are from

where I’m from

Not belong

an Other

Read More »

 

Galleries

Since a big part of this website is dedicated to world traveling, this collection of photo galleries is focused on the beauty, variety and creativity of the Land of Israel. An emphasis on the desert will soon be balanced with more pictures from the North and Center.

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