Synopses & Reviews
Through the Ganesh Gate follows Maddy Kendrick on her journey of self-discovery. Terrified of flying and in a crumbling marriage, Maddy agrees to go on a trip with her husband to treat both problems. She soon realizes that backpacker travel is no romantic picnic. Faced with the unknown, Maddy feels trapped between her dreams of freedom and her dependence on her husband. Trekking through Nepal and India brings out the best and worst of their relationship. She suddenly finds herself on her own, scared and searching for purpose. Alone and adrift, she wanders through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos collecting wisdom from seasoned travelers along the way. Nearing the end of her itinerary and unsure if she'll ever see her husband again, she receives news that will change her life forever.