Holi Festival

Holi Festival (sometimes known as the Festival of Colours) is – obviously -  a colourful festival primarily celebrated by Hindus all around the world, though mainly in India and Nepal. There are several reason...

North Goa

Arambol / Anjuna / Morjim / Mandrem So, as I mentioned in the previous post, we changed our plans suddenly (originally intending to work our way back up North from Varkala) to meet our friends, Luke and Win...

Varkala

...AKA Heaven! Yes, this serene vision of the clear blue waves lapping against the soft sand beach wiped away all fatigue and stress and made us want to drop our bags and jump from the 40ft cliff into the sea....

Madurai

Hopping off the bus at Ridiculous-O’clock (5am), our fatigue allowed us yet again to get trapped in the rickshaw/guesthouse scam, and agreed to pay much more than we should have for a very basic room. Although...

Pondicherry

The bus from Hyderabad was a semi-sleeper which cost 1000 Rupees. We stopped once for a toilet break and snacks, but after that, it was a case of squatting on the roadside for a pee with  long piece of fabric w...

Hyderabad

The decision to come to Hyderabad, as well as it being on the way down South, was so that Brendan (Australian) could watch the cricket match (though personally, I wasn’t overly excited).After the most hellish t...