Category: india

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Temples and Thalis in Tamil Nadu, India

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 28th July 2013.   On Temples and Thalis in Tamil Nadu, India Cymbals clashed, bells pealed, drums thumped – a wild cacophony of sound...

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How India Made Me A Feminist

As a woman, I have been the butt of jokes and derogatory comments on many an occasion; I have been belittled and objectified. As a result, I have been made angry; I have spoken...

Is India Unsafe for Women to Travel Alone? 3

Is India Unsafe for Women to Travel Alone?

Here’s a piece I wrote for The Sunday Times last week about whether or not it is unsafe to travel India as a solo female. One Woman and India The issue of sexual violence...

Goodbye, India! 0

Goodbye, India!

About five months ago I set out on a journey. The plan was to see some of Africa, India and South-East Asia. Well here I am, with Africa and India behind me, and a...

Solo in India: North Goa 1

Solo in India: North Goa

Initially I had wanted to get the overnight train to Goa but due to it being nigh on impossible to make a reservation at such short notice (or my failure to understand how the...