11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

News, discoveries and … fun 1. An art project regrew Vincent van Gogh’s ear. (Learn more at The Verge) 2. Learning a second language can help make you smarter. (Learn more at AARP) 3. New 3-D printed foods look good, taste good and melt in your mouth. (Learn more at Engadget) >> Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter  4. Latabe the elephant took the world’s very first “elfie,” a.k.a. an elephant selfie. (Learn more at Huffington Post) 5. Elmers are, …

Doing India by Elephant, Camel and Jet

To those who have never been charged by an elephant, surrounded by lions or had their underwear stolen by wild monkeys, I have a treat for you: It’s called travel. We’ve endured all of the above with varying degrees of terror and humor in India and Africa, two places we’ve visited as tourists after the age of 75. And now we’re ready to go again at 83. Travel agencies have adjusted to accommodate not only those in the upper numbers …