Gessi's Blog

  1. Chambal Gorge, Kota India

    13 Oct 2012
    Riding along the Chambal Gorge while the sun was rising was an experience I’ll never forget. I felt as if I was far away from the fast paced life of the city and felt tranquility for the first time in India. The Chambal Gorge is considered pollution free and is…

  2. Galtaji Temple, Jaipur, India

    12 Oct 2012
    Also known as Monkey Temple, the Galtaji Temple is located in the Pink City of Jaipur.  I was blessed by a religious leader and given a red bracelet made of yarn, to protect me from evil. I met some delightful school children who greeted me and shook my hand. They…

  3. Elafantastic, Jaipur India

    11 Oct 2012
    Today I spent my day bonding with the elephants at Elafantastic in Jaipur, India. This was my first time being up close to elephants and I was so excited! When I arrived, I introduced myself to an elephant by feeding her bananas. This helped with familiarizing my scent before I…

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