During three and a half years traveling
throughout Asia, David Skolnick survived a run-in with a notorious German terrorist wanted by Interpol, a motorcycle crash, a house fire ignited by a Molotov cocktail, and a determined, fruit-stealing monkey. No longer nomadic, or in his early 20s, Skolnick is a writer and teacher based in Berkeley, California.
This story about his spiritual journey in India begins on the streets of Vietnam:
is a multimedia producer. With The Kitchen Sisters he's worked on the NPR series Hidden Kitchens and The Hidden World of Girls and the KQED series The Making Of. He's currently working on a film about activism. He lives in Berkeley with his family.