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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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Mysore Palace Lights Up Night Sky

December 23, 20123 Comments

We arrived on Sunday afternoon in Mysore after taking a private taxi from Wayanad, its a three hour, 150Km journey which allows you to wave goodbye to Kerala State and say a big hello to Karnataka. Travel on Indian buses on a Sunday from this location wasn’t really an option, think busy times ten.  So we got […]

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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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India: Kerala Homestay in Kannur

December 15, 20127 Comments

The Train from Kochin to Kannur We left Kochi and headed for somewhere a little bit more off the tourist map to a place called Kannur in Northern Kerala. Our five hour train journey was a giggle  in our seated carriage, as we were the only tourists there. The children seemed fascinated with us, as […]

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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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