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Monthly Archives: March 2010
So we’d spent two full days in Kathmandu and were still to see anything outside of Thamel. As it turned out trekking fees were due to rise dramatically on the 1st April (the official start of trekking season). To avoid the inflation we had … Continue reading
There was time to see a final sunrise over the Ganges before having to move on to Nepal. Our journey from Varanassi to Kathmandu was long with high high points and low low ones! We hired a car which we … Continue reading
Leaving India made for a very early teary start. I loved my time there and feel I have so much to thank India for. I hope with all my heart I’ll make it back one day. My India highlights… 1 … Continue reading
A few pictures from our days spend amidst the chaos that is Varanassi. Despite the ridiculous amount of filth, the billion animals, the burning bodies and the constant jostling crowds I loved the city. Varanassi oozed a special atmosphere, it enchanted … Continue reading
Arriving in Varanassi was bittersweet. I’d long wanted to visit the city on the shores of the Ganges but it was to be our final stop in India so I felt undeniably sad that the Indian part of our adventure was … Continue reading
On our way through India I must have asked at least a hundred people what they thought of Agra. The most common response I received was “It’s a shit hole”. Before arriving I had heard countless stories about the crowds, … Continue reading
I’m sure many would disagree but we found Agra to be a welcome rest from busy cities, pushy touts and air so thick it could choke a person. The tales of aggressive tour guides, cheating hostel owners and a rubbish … Continue reading