Amin (our tour guide) squatting next to the two bags of stuff we brought to the orphanage

Little Moments in Mumbai

Our second day with our tour guide Amin was even more special than the first. As I mentioned in a previous blog entry, before I left Toronto I sent an email to friends, family and co-workers asking them for...
Banganga Tank (holy water) in Mumbai, India

Touring the Contrast City of Mumbai, India

I’ve been to many countries around the world, but nothing could prepare me for the contrast that I was about to see in Mumbai. I say contrast because of the two extremes — tall modern sky scrapers, BMWs...
Ethiopia

The Peace of Negele Borena, Ethiopia

Yesterday morning I had three breakfasts. One, a cup of sweet, spiced tea at a restaurant with interwoven branches for a ceiling, colored umbrellas mounted on the walls, and birds chirping overhead. Two, more...