Aimee's Compass
varanasi, india burning bodies river ganges

Varanasi is not a traditionally beautiful city, but it’s spiritual. It’s by far the most crowded we’ve seen in Northern India so far, and with the dense population come many buildings...

Orchha India

It’s a rare thing to find a slice of tranquility in Northern India. For the most part, this endΒ of the country is hurried, loud, bustling, and in many ways quite an...

Papped at the Taj Mahal

The worry of visiting world wonders, is that the reality won’t live up to the hype. I can safely say though, that India’s most famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal,...

pretty in pink jaipur

We’ve been in India for three days. Three days that have opened my eyes to what feels like an entirely different world. On our second evening in Delhi we met with...

Delhi India

It’s been forty-eight hours since Dave and I left Buenos Aires airport and touched down in Delhi. Forty-eight hours and three different planes. Needless to say, traipsing out of Delhi airport...

There really is no way to prepare for the culture shock of arriving in India. I can’t tell you how many backpackers I met early in my travels, that shared with...