Category: The Big Trip

The End of the Road: Thailand 0

The End of the Road: Thailand

Apologies for the chirping crickets and tumbleweed rolling through my blog over the past few weeks. A good friend of mine joined me in Thailand and the days went by so quickly that I...

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: Shit Happens in Hampi 1

Solo in India: Shit Happens in Hampi

They can be white all over, dotted with little brown patches or even an almost-ginger colour. Some have knobbly humps on their necks, others are so skinny you can see through to the other...

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...

Solo in India: The Beginning 0

Solo in India: The Beginning

Six weeks of solo travel in India already and I’ve barely said a word about it. How did that happen? You’ve heard it all before and it’s true: India is a roundhouse kick to...

2012: The Year I Made it Happen 3

2012: The Year I Made it Happen

This morning I walked along Varkala Beach‘s north cliff, spent the first few hours of my day in a yoga class and then tucked into brunch with an open view of the Arabian Sea...

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A Lesson in Indian Cooking

The Chai was the best I had tasted since arriving in India, the muesli and fruit salad different to any I had eaten elsewhere thanks to a few added mint leaves and a home...

Overland Days 63 – 69: Namibia 1

Overland Days 63 – 69: Namibia

Part 2 of the Africa catch-up posts! Day 63 Relatively short drive to Etosha National Park this morning, and spent the day on a game drive on the truck. The animals were all hiding...