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...