Driving in India’s Himalayas

No, I did not drive – I leave that strictly to the experts. And, no, this video is not speeded up in any way. (It is, however, silent – I removed mostly me talking about unrelated topics.) This was what the drive looked like on our way down (way, way down) to Woodstock School’s Hanson… Continue reading Driving in India’s Himalayas

When is a Mountain a Hill?

I suppose that what I see out my office window are technically Alps, but I can’t get used to calling them “mountains”. In Mussoorie, we lived at 7000 feet (2133 meters) and called that a “hillside.” Here in Lecco I live at 400 meters, and it’s supposed to be a mountain. The Alp on whose slopes we… Continue reading When is a Mountain a Hill?