Monthly Archives: April 2011

Indian bureaucracy

Guest writer: The one previously referred to as Shell. Yet another early start. We’ll be glad to get to Goa where our time will finally be our own. It’s a 5.45 rude awakening today as our first flight of the … Continue reading

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Pink elephants

Q: How do you know if an elephant’s been in your minibar? A: The Jumbo peanuts will be missing. Our final leg of this great little tour ends with Jaipur, known as the Pink City for the colour of many … Continue reading

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Supreme beauty

It’s not often I get out of bed before Shell. Nor at 5:15am. But when the incentive is seeing one of the most famous places in the world, you kinda make an allowance. Just a shame the sun wasn’t considerate … Continue reading

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How the other half live

I’ve been on five continents, racked up a few countries. I’ve seen the super rich and downright poor. But today I’ve seen more life in 24 hours than I have since I first stepped outside my home isles 24 years … Continue reading

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Indian getaway

Most people pop down to their local curry house on a Saturday night if they want a ruby – Shell and I decided we’d go authentic style. By the next morning, we were in India… It appears to me that … Continue reading

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