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Le mielleur de Pondichery.

17 March 2015 As we depart Pondichery/ Pondicherry/ Puducherry (depending on which language you choose to name it), we are left with its many highlights; there were no low-lights 🙂 Our wonderful temporary home at La Closerie … Bay of … Continue reading

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Happy Holi!

6 March 2015 Today we experience India’s Hindu Holi festival. A chance to celebrate the beginning of spring and new life. A chance to greet family and friends by smearing vibrantly coloured powder on friends, family and stranger’s faces and … Continue reading

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Darjeeling. Tea, Clouds and the Himalayas.

5 March 2015 From the dusty plains of central India to the cloudy heights of Darjeeling, via New Delhi’s Indira Ghandi International Airport. Now I wasn’t jaded with Hyderabad. It just wasn’t the India I love. The moment I stepped … Continue reading

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India. Round Three.

2 March 2015 I’m back. My third time taking on the madness that is India. I’m not going to bore you with the initial travel details; needless to say, these include the usual longish flights, killing time in Bangkok airport … Continue reading

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They won’t let us leave!

24 March 2012 Our cruise ended all too soon and we drove north for two hours along the palm-fringed Indian coast to Kochi and our hotel in Fort Cochin, what was once an island bastion of the Portuguese, then Dutch, … Continue reading

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Trains, planes and tuk tuks.

19 March 2012 We suffered through an epic fourteen hour journey from Agra to Delhi to Chennai (Madras for you Anglophiles) to Kochi (Cochin) in the far southwest of India. It was at Kochi Airport that our Indian Odyssey suddenly … Continue reading

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Good horn, good brakes, and Good Luck.

14 March 2012 Driving in India you need three things. Good horn, good brakes, and Good Luck. (Quote from our driver Puapu in Agra.) After our 2.10am wake up we left the desert. Driven to Ajmer to join the hundreds … Continue reading

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