Somewhere between nine and ten years ago I moved out of my parent’s house into my first apartment. The building’s been renovated a few times, slammed by a couple of hurricanes, seen a turnover of renters and owners but has always accepted me with open arms. Long Beach has been my home. Waking up to the sight of the Atlantic at Azores Beach and drifting to sleep each night as the waves crash at the shore has comforted me more than words. The lights from the perfectly aligned cargo ships waiting to enter New York harbour each night no longer look like alien encounters, but nightly friends showing up to say hello. Starry nights, fabulous fireworks, the answers to life’s questions in the whitecaps of the waves and sand beneath my toes at any day I wish have been constants, comforts and joys for the past decade. To say I will miss it is an understatement, but it’s time to spread my wings. Read the rest of this entry
In the ten days we spent in northern India, I learned more than I imagined possible. Adi, our chief experience officer was incredibly knowledgeable & personable and provided us with varied information along our travels. Whether sharing his own experiences or introducing us to historians or locals we embraced India in all its glory.
‘If you don’t challenge yourself with difficulties, you cannot grow’ -Father from our group cooking class, Jaipur, India
What we learned in India