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Its been a rough ride, as rough as the camel I rode in jeiselmere with its hump punching my nuts for two hours, to reach “the desert”, painting the picture it was more of a tiny patch of sand surrounded by shrubby undergrowth, with more than the normal amount of goats you would usually encounter in a desert, and if you looked the opposite direction to the beautiful sunset you are blessed with a more then lovely view of a bunch of wind turbines. 1,581 more words


Another Hippie in Pushkar

Because I missed the eleventh and twelfth class trips and now God is making up for it. This time it was 4 holidays amidst the busy final semester. 1,719 more words

Travel Diary

Kumbh Mela: a prayer to the river

The Kumbh Mela is listed as the largest peaceful gathering in the world. It has been listed by the UNESCO in their Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 659 more words


Just Who Is Aloo Baba?

“…and he’ll tell you about his life for a sack of potatoes. It’s ace, man, I’d totally recommend it.”

The four of us looked at each other in disbelief before turning back to our fellow backpacker. 487 more words


Pushkar & Ranthambhore: scooters, tigers, camels and cowsh*t

We had our first experience of luxury Indian travel on the journey from Jaipur from Ajmer in our beautifully cool 1st class AC cabin.

Sadly it was only a 2.5 hour journey, we could have done with travelling like this on some of our epic journeys… 1,765 more words

The Big Adventure

Just Say No

I’m not sure if it’s just me, or if it’s real, but it seemed to me during this last trip to India that there were more beggars and scams. 680 more words


Celebrate Holi in Pushkar: Bucket-list check

Our trip to Pushkar was an unprecedented one.  As always my partner in crime Karan decided at 1 am in the middle of the night and a day before Holi that we should go to Pushkar to celebrate this festival. 1,880 more words