Peak of Akha Village in distance during the trek, In Laos

Trek to Akha village in Laos which had unique customs … But the last one, the boom-boom hut was a stretch too far!

Laos is amazingly beautiful, serene and a relatively untouched destination. I was there in Oct 2016 for 2 weeks. Tourists often prefer its more well-known neighbors like Vietnam and Thailand. Make no mistake this gem has absolutely everything that its neighbors can offer and more. The biggest pull for me though is ethic or cultural … Continue reading Trek to Akha village in Laos which had unique customs … But the last one, the boom-boom hut was a stretch too far!

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Rwandan genocide survivor

I met a genocide survivor in Rwanda… She is my role model and an epitome of resilience!

I went to Rwanda in December 2016 and the experience was adventurous, revealing and at the same time humbling. The biggest impact was to learn about the most recent genocide in world history and the resilience Rwanda has shown to overcome that dark past. I experienced an encounter with this resilience first hand.Rwandan genocide that … Continue reading I met a genocide survivor in Rwanda… She is my role model and an epitome of resilience!