In wisdom is happiness, in happiness is wisdom.

A curious explorer of life and nature’s wonders, spirit beckons Sharmilla to undertaking fulfilling, soul restoring hikes in South Africa’s God-graced beauty and wilderness.

Traveling to explore and absorb new sights, cultures, tastes, ways of being and archaeological wonders plants a smile on her face and paces her heartbeat to the rhythm of her soul.

She seeks inspiration from, and strives to recognize the Divine in all: the mundane and the sacred, the painful and the joyous, the darkness and the light… And in all of Life’s mysterious and magical dualities and blessings… It’s an evolutionary journey and she walks it just one step at a time!

Writing (some of her books of which are available here) (her blog which may be accessed here) and capturing extraordinary moments in visuals is a route on her life-path.

Interested in development and the environment, Sharmilla has a Master’s degree in Town & Regional Planning.

Professionally, she’s been a Special Investigator with the Scorpions: Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), within the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of South Africa; she’s been the Johannesburg regional manager of Liquor Affairs and has worked within the National Liquor Authority at the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) of South Africa. She has also worked in the South African Financial Intelligence Unit for almost 12 years; and is a Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), as well as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).