Have you ever slept open air on sand dunesafter cuddling baby goats all day? Me niether until our trip to Thar Desert. With nothing but a toothbrush, a clean pair of pants and the camera we were bundled in to the back of a Jeep at 8am and driven a long way to the middle of sandy nowhere. … More Desert Safari, Jaisalmer
The journey to Jaisalmer was long and bumpy.
A seventeen hour ride on an air conditioned sleeper bus with our own double bed sounded totally do-able. Sounds quite snug actually, I had my movies at the ready and lots of snacks and was quite looking forward to it. … More Thoughts on Forts, Jaisalmer
The first city of our inland tour of India was Udaipur. Venice of the East and City of Lakes. We flew from Goa to save ourselves some time. The journey by train would have taken seventeen hours and we’ve got a couple of those coming up so we flew for £83 each with Jet Airways. … More City of Lakes, Udaipur
Before moving on to Rajasthan we spent a few days at Agonda Beach. It’s even less crowded than Patnem, lots of places to do yoga, a windy street running through the town with stalls selling incense and handcrafted ornaments, amazing colourful trousers and silk pashminas. With a hut on the sand, no AC but a … More Quick pit stop in Agonda
So it’s pretty much been eat, sleep, bathe, repeat since we arrived in Goa. The most strenuous part of each day has been peeling our part poached persons off the sun loungers and deciding where to have dinner. Jaali Café deserves its own mini post, it’s our favourite so far. … More Dinner & Dirty Dancing, Goa
We have moved on to Goa after spending four nights in Kerela. The plan was to fly in to Delhi and head south on a sleeper train where we would eventually disembark and work our way up the west coast. The tourist visa is only for 30 days and we learned that actually that could take up two whole days travelling! Now as appealing as 35 hours in a metal box might sound to some… it’s not for me. … More From Kerela to Goa
It’s 3.30am and we are currently sitting in Colombo airport after a four hour drive from our place in the rainforest where we’ve been staying for the last few days. Our first stop in Sri Lanka has come to an end, and we now have an 18 hour journey to look forward to beginning our Indian chapter in Kerela. … More A week in the Rainforest