Suryalila is a picturesque yoga retreat center in southern Spain. The center is a renovated olive farm with eight Spanish-style houses and three yoga halls sitting on 45 acres of beautiful Spanish countryside.
Camelback safaris into the barren wasteland of the Thar Desert are a must-do activity and unforgettable means of accommodation when visiting Jaisalmer in eastern Rajasthan. A desert safari is unglamorous and raw, much like the rest of India, but it's an unbelievable opportunity to connect with local people and experience a completely different way of life.
It's no surprise the various textiles I ran my fingers across during the many months we were in India kept me tirelessly impressed and continuously fascinated in how they were made. Admitting my curiosity would fade into a forgotten moment as soon as we left India, I decided to immerse myself in a course that would replace curiosity with a true understanding of traditional Indian block printing.
Our flight from Hue to Saigon was rescheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 5:50 p.m., so by the time we finally landed in the former capital of South Vietnam it was already dark.
We left Hoi An in early afternoon. It was sad to say goodbye to the Sunshine Hotel, our clean, cozy and comfortable home for the previous five days.