Monday, June 6, 2011

Trust30 - Prompt #5: Travel

If we live truly, we shall see truly. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Writing prompt: Not everyone wants to travel the world, but most people can identify at least one place in the world they’d like to visit before they die. Where is that place for you, and what will you do to make sure you get there?
(Author: Chris Guillebeau)
My response:
I was lucky to be able to do a lot of travelling in my twenties. I backpacked around Europe, worked in New York, au paired in London. And now that I live in New Zealand I've been able to visit some of the Pacific Islands - I worked in Vanuatu for a while, and got married in the Cook Islands, holidayed in Fiji.  I love travelling and the world is full of colourful destinations.  But of all the places in the world I'd really like to visit, India is the most fascinating and enticing for me.  More specifically I'd like to visit Pune, and spend a month training at RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute) with the Iyengar family.  Yoga has changed my life in so many ways, and to be able to travel to the 'source' would be a dream come true.  I doubt whether this is likely to happen in the near future...not until the girls are grown up anyway! 
In the meantime, I'll keep a special Pune savings account and keep up my daily asana practice so that when I get there, my body will be able to keep up!

1 comment:

  1. You've got a plan. Keep saving those Pune pennies and managing your breath. Your previous travels tell me that you'll get there. Good for you. : )