Exploring Batu Caves

We take the train to Batu Caves, the last stop on the line running from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The streets near the caves are lined with vendors selling technicolor Indian sweets and plump flower garlands. Above, pigeons roost on electrical lines. The ground beneath is stained with a history of their droppings. Someone [...]

The story behind the Temple in the Sea, Trinidad

Did you ever listen to the words of the song, "The impossible dream?" Little did I know that the words I sang applied to Siewdass Sadhu, the folk hero of the fishing village where I went to primary school. Never heard of him? Let me fill you in. Sadhu migrated to Trinidad from India with [...]