Relaxing in Pushkar

Pushkar is a beautiful oasis in the deserts of Rajasthan.  Legend says that Brahma slew a demon with his weapon, the lotus flower, and where the petals fell to earth Pushkar lake appeared.  Nomads and travelers in the first millennium tell stories of Pushkar Lake’s healing properties and it is still a place of worship Read More …

Rickshaw Run – The Beginning

8 and a half hours before the Rickshaw Run began I met my final teammate, Tristan and just 2 days before driving across the Indian subcontinent I met Ben, Sara and Chris when they arrived in Jaisalmer with my friend Joe.  Everyone knows one or more person and we’ll be spending the next 2 weeks Read More …

Desert Life – A 2 Night Camel Safari the Thar Desert – Jaisalmer, India

Jaisalmer is known for its beautiful Thar Desert and starry night skies so when I heard about the 2 night Desert Life safari from Real Man Desert Safari I knew I had to go!  The last time I was in the desert was years ago in Israel’s Negev and I remembered camels being quite uncomfortable but thought Read More …

Sunsets, Sunrises and a new watermark

Over the last few months I’ve had a ton of great criticism about my photos.  Most people love them and are jealous of my travels but I do get a few complaints.  Other than my mom telling me to take less pictures of scenery and more of myself the biggest complaint has been my “distracting Read More …

Birthright Israel Outdoors – Waking up in Jerusalem

I woke up absurdly early from some awful jetlag. Luckily the evenings festivities hadn’t left me too hung over so I went out searching for Ari. As a staff member he mentioned going for a jog in the morning and I said yes, provided I wake up on time. When I realized I was up Read More …

Birthright – Israel Outdoors the Arrival

While I was attending Brandeis University, a technically non-denominational school with predominantly Jewish students, most of my friends attended a program called Birthright.  Some even went for a 2nd round and staffed this free all inclusive 10-day trip to Israel.  I knew that I wanted to go but never had a chance to in college. Read More …