Elephant Highway
Hi all, my name’s Dale. I’m a friend of Chris and Laura’s from way back and I’m going to India. Here’s a little background for my trip: My grandmother was the daughter of a Scottish Protestant minister stationed in India during the first half of the 20th Century. She was born and raised in Seoni, India, at the Mission Compound, which was built by my great grandfather. The compound still stands today and includes a school, an orphanage, a hospital and a church (obviously). Seoni also happens to be the town from Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book. I grew up listening to my grandmother’s stories of crafty monkeys, spitting camels and her pet cobra-killing mongoose, and it’s long been a dream of mine to visit India. Today, I’m flying into Dehli (reportedly one of the worst airports in the world) with my mother, Margie, father, Kim and sister, Dana. Dana is…Continue Reading