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Jaipur

We didn’t actually really want to come to Jaipur as we had only really heard negative things, but I have to say I was quite pleasantly surprised. We arrived to Jaipur much earlier than we had anticipated – inf...

Hampi

Hampi is a place like nowhere I have seen before, within the ruins of the Vijayanagar empire, which are spread all over the city. A mixture of the landscape specially shaped as a result of old volcanic activity, with the millions and millions of boulders and...

Om Beach, Gokarna

Gokarna is a small town within the state of Karnataka. We wanted to visit this town because we had heard about it being a beautiful, spiritual place, contrasting holiday beaches with religious temples. It is al...

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...

Varanasi

14 hours on a rickety train, and we make it to Varanassi. And Thank-God we booked accommodation, one with a pick up service too! The accommodation we booked was Yogi Lodge, which had decent enough reviews on hostelworld.com. We met our driver at the train s...