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First week in India! Crocodiles, Temples, Dancing and Great Roads!

It is fair to say I wasnt exactly taken with India when I first arrived in the city of Chennai. Noisy, dirty, busy, smelly and hot! 938 more words

Round The World?

The Trichy Cholan Express to Thanjavur

An hour by passenger train from Puducherry to Villaparam Junction, 10rps (10p) each, where we picked up the Trichy Express for the four hour trip south to Thanjavur, ‘rice basket of Tamil Nadu’, former capital of the great Chola Empire, location of the World Heritage designated Brihadishwara Temple and, naturally, another hot, dusty, crowded and noisy Indian city. 840 more words



Osian, is the tiniest of Dots in the heart of a Desert District of Rajasthan, India.

Located about 65 kms from Jodhpur , Osian… 364 more words


SPAB sketch book- Chatsworth House

Sketches and photos of Chatsworth in the garden and wider landscape. 124 more words


Bucket List: Borobudur

When I first found out that I was going to Indonesia, I immediately thought, “That archipelago I learned about in 9th grade – Cool!” But after my first stroke of high-school recall, I truthfully knew very little about this island nation. 496 more words


Bagan: where the sight seeing... bagan

The purpose of this post is not, as you might have thought, to update you on the wonders of Bagan.  The photos at the bottom should do a much better job.   378 more words


Destination: Kyoto

Quiet Contemplation in Kyoto

Lose yourself among serene temples, enchanting gardens, and colorful shrines. Take a walk through the burning splendor of autumn in Kyoto. 513 more words