BOMBAY’S BOLLYWOOD

BOMBAY’S BOLLYWOOD

INDIA #16 Saturday 10th December 2016 Mumbai, Maharastra As the location of the epic story I have been so engrossed in during my Indian adventure, finally arriving in Mumbai felt like I already knew it so well. The city of Bollywood stars, millionaires, cosmopolitan city living amongst stunning european-like architecture, is strangely juxtaposed with one...

GOA SUSEGAD

GOA SUSEGAD

INDIA #15 Thursday 8th December Palolem, Panjim and Anjuna, Goa When you plan a great adventure and think about your final destination, where you will de-brief, reflecting on your time in that country and relax before venturing back to reality, it feels a little emotional and overwhelming arriving in that said place. I am finally here in the infamous Goa; the origin of...

SHANTHI SHANTHI

SHANTHI SHANTHI

INDIA #14 Friday 25th November 2016 Hampi, Karnataka Hampi epitomises the well known phrase ‘Shanthi Shanthi’; peace, calm, and tranquility, which is exactly what I needed after night-after-night of sleepless bus journeys. Unfortunately I spent my whole time in Hampi with a migraine that I couldn’t shift, which I felt hindered my...

TEAK, IVORY, SPICES, SANDALWOOD & PEACOCKS

TEAK, IVORY, SPICES, SANDALWOOD & PEACOCKS

INDIA #13 Tuesday 22nd November 2016 Kochi, Kerala and Mysore, Karnataka Quaint Fort Kochin offers a bizarre mixture of colonial history, all nestled into a small fishing town in the backwaters of Kerala. Portugese churches surround an ancient synagogue and remains of the British Raj, leading to the port that boasts huge Chinese fishing nets. As you meander through the small...

THE SPIRITUAL SOUTH

THE SPIRITUAL SOUTH

INDIA #11 Friday 18th November 2016 Kovalam and Varkala, Kerala Back in to Incredible India after a brief tour of Sri Lanka, and I couldn’t be more ready for it. The next thirty day stint was time to discover the southern delights India had to offer, which I expected to be vastly different to the busyness of the Rajasthani towns. Although I wasn’t exactly sure what to...

SRI LANKA

SRI LANKA

SRI LANKA #1 Saturday 12th November 2016 Sri Lanka Before visiting the ‘amazing’ Lanka, I have to admit I did not know much about it’s culture or landscapes, I simply thought it must be similar to India, but how very wrong I was! Having to do my ‘visa run’ in the middle of my India trip meant arriving here in the low season, when the country has it’s most...