Category Archives: temples

from sunrise to sunset

I left Ahmedabad late in the evening and arrived in Udaipur at about 7am. Arriving to this town after the noise and pollution was absolute heaven. My rickshaw driver stopped off at the side of the road so we could … Continue reading

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pols and passageways

My final day in Ahmedabad I got up early to go on one of the city’s walking tours through the old part of the city. It was definitely worth the early start as I sat waiting in an archway overlooking … Continue reading

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going with the flow

You have to love India, really you do. Having finally left the happy comforts of Pune to go off adventuring alone again around Maharastra, I was a little worried about spending so much time on my own again. India however, … Continue reading

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cocktails and cows at sunset

I hadn’t really expected to like Goa a huge amount, I imagined a very touristy, built up beach resort and I couldn’t have been more wrong. Goa has a really strong Portuguese influence from their occupation and as a result … Continue reading

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the india of my imagination

With the celebration of Divali we had been given the week off work, so Friday evening I headed south east on a 12 hour bus journey to Hampi. The Indian bus was actually far less worse than I expected and … Continue reading

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from blessings to boating

Deciding we needed a little more cultural insight into life and religion in Nepal, other than that provided by the Lonely Planet, Kristy and I decided to spend a day with a¬†guide, Krishnu,¬†visiting a few places in and around Kathmandu. … Continue reading

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the land of five hundred concubines

After the excesses of the wedding a whole group of us crashed the beginning of Joe and Shahila’s honey moon and headed up north to Dambulla. Everyone was staying in the very beautiful Kandalama hotel, camouflaged into the banks of … Continue reading

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buddas and sri lankan boyfriends

I am definitely undergoing a rather rapid cultural shift from south america, back to England and then to here but I’m definitely enjoying the complete change of scenery, of food, religion, culture and experience. Negombo My first afternoon in Negombo … Continue reading

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