Our last few days in India slipped past on the rivers and beaches of Kerala. Whilst we were sad that our time would soon be over, we were looking forward to finding out what Sri Lanka had in store.Read more "Farewell India, Hello Sri Lanka, let’s get Buddhist"
Valparai was going to be hard to beat. Parambikulam gave it a damn good run for its money in terms of natural beauty…with added wildlife.Read more "The Hidden Valley, Parambikulam"
From Fort Kochi on the coast of Kerala to the tea plantations of Tamil Nadu. The first week of the southern states of India proved to be challenging and beautiful!Read more "Anyone for Tea?"
All we really knew about Hampi was that Will & Gav from home and everyone we had met in India had enjoyed it. As it turned out, we were also about to enjoy it a whole lot.Read more "Dont worry, chicken curry, shanti, shanti, Hampi!"
Given that Catherine was unwell, we decided to stay where we were for a week or so. Fortunately, Palolem was a great place to do this and we saw the beach transform over the seven days as the season kicked off in earnest.Read more "Beach life (rest & recovery) in Palolem"
From an epic moment in the mountains to a hut on Palolem Beach. Week 4 was at best excellent and at worst awful, but never dull.Read more "Waterfalls and Beach huts, Goa keeps on giving!"
This week consisted of two main activities. Relaxing near in or near water (in the pool or Arabian Sea) and, later in the week, Monkeys…lots of Monkeys!Read more "Benaulim to the Wildernest, relax, relax, MONKEYS!"