The Queen’s Book Club: Shantaram

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Crime and punishment, passion and loyalty, betrayal and redemption are only a few of the ingredients in Shantaram, a massive, over-the-top, mostly autobiographical novel. Shantaram is the name given Mr. Lindsay, or Linbaba, the larger-than-life hero. It means “man of God’s peace,” which is what the Indian people know of Lin. What they do not know is that prior to his arrival in Bombay he escaped from an Australian prison where he had begun serving a 19-year sentence. He served two years and leaped over the wall. He was imprisoned for a string of armed robberies peformed to support his heroin addiction, which started when his marriage fell apart and he lost custody of his daughter. All of that is enough for several lifetimes, but for Greg Roberts, that’s only the beginning…You must read this book! I met with the author recently and actually toured some of the locations from the book. It really puts things in perspective. Click here or click the book cover above to find out more. Also, check out the video below of the author, Gregory David Roberts. Note: The video is the first in a series of videos on Youtube.

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Nathdwara Temple

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I don’t have much time to write, but I thought I’d share this photo with you from the entrance of Nathdwara Temple. I stopped there to pray. I am on the move again. I will definitely write more later.

Amazing Choreography

I have seen some amazing choreography while on this trip! I might have to work with some new people on my next tour! Just watch this video and let me know what you think!

Lake Pichola is Beautiful!

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You must visit this place if you have the chance. It is so beautiful! I am having such a wonderful trip that I have decided to extend it for a day or two. My announcement will probably come around Tuesday or Wednesday. Be sure and keep checking back!