So I just wanted to give everyone a heads up about the bombings in Jaipur last night. I am a long ways away from Jaipur but the bombings were targeted toward a particular religion and where a I was planning to go this weekend is the 2nd most sacred place on the Ganga. So at this point I am planning to avoid that area and just head to Dehradun for the weekend and lay low. I am totally fine and have not noticed any change in the people here in Rishikesh. I am g...
Alyssa's Experience in India
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India is still pretty much amazing! This week I have been in Rishikesh, about an hour north west of Dehradun. It is considered the yoga capitol of the world so needless to say I have been doing some yoga this past week! Rishikesh itself is split by the Ganga or Ganges as we Americans call it. Monday when I arrived there were many people bathing in the river because it was considered a sacred holiday and if you bathed in the Ganga that day then you would have g...