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India Travel: Things to do in Mysore

December 26, 20123 Comments

Mysore, or Mysuru as it’s also known, is in the state of Karnataka.  If you haven’t visited Mysore before, we think it’s worth including on your India travel itinerary. The city is rich in heritage with many royal palaces, interesting colonial buildings, a choice of temples, churches and mosques to satiate any religious creed and […]

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Kerala Travel: Kannur to Wayanad

December 20, 20122 Comments

We had a wonderful relaxing time at our Kannur homestay, enjoying the beach, nature, and the wonderful food in our ‘all inclusive’ remote beach escape.  All good things come to an end though ,so reluctantly we packed our backpacks and travelled by auto rickshaw for a 130Km three hour journey to Wayanad. Now it may […]

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Kerala Relaxation, Backwaters and Ayurvedic Massage

December 11, 20121 Comment

Kerala Backwaters Our second full day in Kerala was devoted to the water.   No trip here would be considered complete until you have experienced the calm tranquillity of the Kerala backwaters.   If you want to get the complete experience you can hire one of the Ketuvallam boats for yourself, they come in a range of […]

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India: Touring Fort Kochi and a bit of Kathakali

December 6, 20123 Comments

After our filling vegetarian breakfast at our hotel we were ready to go off and do a bit of sightseeing.  The low rickshaw prices and the stifling heat meant that we chose to do our tour under the power of an engine rather than with our legs on a bike.  We are not being lazy, […]

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From China to India: Gods Own Country

December 3, 20122 Comments

We decided to go overland from Shenzhen to Macau. The two hour coach journey from the Railway coach terminal was trouble free apart from the odd experience of the coach staff taking everyone’s individual picture before we departed (we both did our best winning smiles).  The irony was John got shouted out for taking a […]

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