Hostage in a Sport Utility Vehicle

This is a post for all of you who keep asking, “Is it really going that well out there?” and accuse us of painting too rosy a picture of our life on the road… If ever you want to travel the western Indian state of Rajasthan, each and every guide book and travel agent will…

Pigs are Like Tigers

Last week we went to Ranthambhore for our tiger safari, pfffhh, more like bird safari. We actually didn’t see any tigers, only birds and deer. We arrived in Ranthambhore after a hard day of driving from Agra. What was supposed to be a 5 hour drive somehow turned into an 8-hour journey on horrible roads.…

Sunshine Daydreaming at the Taj

Sometimes 1 photo can tell the whole story. This post needs 2 photos to get the point across. without photoshop with photoshop If it’s not clear enough, here are 2 more pictures: without photoshop with photoshop

Dax’s Bad Day in Delhi

Three thirty in the morning. Far too early for anyone to be up, yet there we were taking our bags down to the taxi and bidding farewell to a few of the RSO children and staff. We made our way to the airport and prepared for our flight to Delhi. After buying the little kids…

Our Many Colored Ways… of traveling

Many of you at home have asked us to describe our “normal” day on the road. This is an impossible task, because there is no normal day. There isn’t even a normal week. We piece together different forms of travel for different parts of the trip. I will elaborate later, but by means of travel,…

A Day in the Life of RSO

McKane decided to make his final post about Rising Star a movie telling people about rising star and encouraging them to help out…. He woke up early and filmed most of the days activities and kept the camera rolling until they were asleep at night…. Otherwise, it is a good depiction of the average day for the children of Rising Star. If we would have thought about it, a similar movie about a day in the live of the kids who are on the waiting list to get into rising star would have been a nice contrast.

A Farewell To RSO

One month ago we arrived in India not knowing what to expect. We would be volunteering at a children’s home, an experience very few people we know had embarked on. Our three and a half weeks at RSO have shown us a little of what we had expected and a lot of what we hadn’t.…