The Colors of Rajasthan
By Crooked Trails Co-founder Tammy Leland THINK INDIA AGAIN. OH YES! WE ARE OFFERING THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND RAJASTHAN. For nearly 13 years I have been traveling to India. I fly into Delhi, check into my favorite family homestay in Karol Baugh, wander the warm, busy streets to my favorite…
Category: India Comments: 1 Posted On: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
India Through a Child’s Eyes
By Dan Travers President, Crooked Trails Board of Directors This is my 5th time to India, but my first with a 4 year old. His mom and I are exploring numerous parts we’ve never seen before while gathering ideas, names, and places for future Crooked Trails’ clients, as well as…
Category: CT Community Comments: 1 Posted On: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
An Update on the Deepen Rai Memorial Fund
To everyone who donated to the Deepen Rai Memorial Fund – The money in the fund will cover school fees, uniforms, books and dance, art and sports classes for their two kids. Tayamie Rai, their daughter, is 9 years old and Sisam Hang Rai, their son, is 5 years old….
Category: Community Projects Comments: 0 Posted On: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Deepen Rai – In Memory of a Great Friend & Crooked Trails Guide
By Tammy Leland We sat inside the cook tent at 15,000 feet to get away from the chill that blanketed the Zanskar Mountains. With just enough room for the 9 of us, legs crossed, sitting in a circle, we warmed ourselves from the steam coming from the boiling lentils that…
Category: CT Community Comments: 1 Posted On: Friday, October 26th, 2012
A Mythical, Mystical Place: Ladakh, India
By Crooked Trails co-founder Tammy Leland “You have not heard about Ladakh? How is this possible?……..Ladakh is the last place where you can see something of what Tibet must have been like……If I had a group of gangsters and a plane, I would kidnap you and take you there myself……You…
Category: From the field Comments: 0 Posted On: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Crooked Trails Live! Where Like-Minded Travelers Mingle
by Crooked Trails co-founder Tammy Leland He guides private clients on cultural travel programs, she has just returned from a volunteer service program in the Andean highlands, he works with a Nepali man and feels compelled to go there, she saw me speak at Savvy Traveler and has been following…
Category: CT Community Comments: 0 Posted On: Monday, April 25th, 2011
From the Field: An Update on the Flooding in Ladakh, Northern India
Our friend Sonam, who is based in Leh, India and who we work with for our Ladakh homestead program in the Himalayan village of Lingshed, sends the following update from the areas where flash flooding earlier this month has devastated the lives of many. Crooked Trails will be organizing a…
Category: CT Community Comments: 1 Posted On: Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Our First YouTube Video!
Yes, Crooked Trails has finally done it. We have finally jumped on the YouTube bandwagon (granted it’s about 5 years late, but at least we’re on it!) and uploaded our very first video! So please go to our new fabulous Crooked Trails YouTube non-profit website and check it out here….
Category: CT Community Comments: 0 Posted On: Tuesday, November 11th, 2008