Mt Everest Scenic Flight

There are a few ways to see Mt Everest in person: climb to its snowy peak (after saving your pennies for years and training for months to make the challenging

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Varanasi – The Ganges

A visit to the Ganges will change you. The chaotic streets, narrow galis filled with hawkers and touts, dobi wallahs on their way to the river, ringing bells and burning

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Taj Mahal

With its famous rounded onion domes, 40-metre-high minarets and ornate curved archways, Agra’s Taj Mahal is perhaps the most iconic monument to love – and loss – in the world. 

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Insightful Puri

Day: 7 Marriage Proposals: 0 (what’s wrong with me?) Curry Dishes Eaten: 26 Pounds Sweated Off: approx. 1.5 You know when you’re at the gym…standing on the treadmill ready to

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INDIA!!

My first entry from India and probably the last one for a long while. The hospital is apparantly in the middle of the jungle in Assam and we have to

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Back on the Mainland…

So I’ve left India…I’m sitting in an Internet Cafe in Ubud, Bali. Obviously as you can tell from all my previous blogs, not surprisingly, life is great as usual. However

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Kaila Devi temple and some ‘agitation’ on the road back from Bharatpur

We come down to breakfast to find the party of Canadian tourists unable to leave the hotel. The Maharajah explains that the Jats are causing “some agitation” back towards Bharatpur

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Voluntariado en Calcutta

Calcutta es una ciudad que supero por mucho mis expectativas, sin duda uno de mis lugares favoritos hasta el momento. QUE ES LO QUE MAS ME GUSTO? Poder hacer voluntariado,

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The faded grandeur of Jhalawar

Faded grandeur is an over-used term, but it is truly apposite in Jhalawar. First the grandeur. Gagron Fort towers over the confluence of two rivers, its massive rounded outer walls

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Monsoon

Despite disappearing off the face of the planet for a week in Sikkim, we are alive and well in Kolkata (Calcutta). We spent about 4 days in Pelling, which is

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