Kerala Relaxation, Backwaters and Ayurvedic Massage
By December 11, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Kerala Relaxation, Backwaters and Ayurvedic Massage

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
By December 6, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

India: Touring Fort Kochi and a bit of Kathakali

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
By December 3, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

From China to India: Gods Own Country

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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How to get a Visa for Travel to India in Bangkok
By December 1, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

How to get a Visa for Travel to India in Bangkok

As you are travelling round the world it is often necessary to obtain your visa for countries that require one while you are on the move.   This usually means a trip to a major city where the country has a consular presence.  In our case this meant a stopover in Bangkok.  We had previously managed […]

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Guilin: Alternative Yangtze River Cruise
By November 27, 2012 10 Comments Read More →

Guilin: Alternative Yangtze River Cruise

Guilin and Yangshuo Guilin weather on arrival was the same as our flu and moods.  Wet, dripping, dark and grey. This gloom and weather stayed with us for our first two days there.  It was raining so heavily even the street vendors gave up, so there was no decent street food to munch on. Not […]

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