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!"
During the second week of our trip we started to find our feet in terms of confidence and ability to understand India’s instruction manual. Essentially (and I’m borrowing someone else’s quote without citation here) ‘Whatever you can say is true of India, the opposite is also true’.Read more "Characterful Rajasthan, Beautiful Udaipur and Restful Goa"
Welcome to the first entry in our travel diary. We hope you find it interesting and have decided to dedicate each post to friends and family…it was this or telegrams and faxes only from Catherine!…Read more "Delhi to Jodhpur (or Anger, Denial and Acceptance!)"