Tag Archives: Travel Blog

Palaces, Posers and Pad Thai

After a much needed lie in we set off on foot to the Grand Palace. After 10 minutes we wish we had got a TukTuk as it was hot hot! But no. We are travellers and not tourists so we continued á pied (as the French say). We eventually made it to the walls of […]

India Highlights!

Some of our highlights of India. We spent 6 weeks on the sub-continent exploring every nook and cranny (and bowl of Dhali) You can read about each moment here.

Our Houseboat in the middle…

… Of our stream! Our penultimate stop in India was the backwaters in Kerala. The main hub and best chance to get a houseboat was in a town called Allepey. In order to avoid the weekend rush we waited until the Sunday to take a boat. This left us with 2 nights to fill. After […]

On an All Time High

While Udaipurs culture is strongly linked to the Lake Picholo and it’s location as the capital of the Mewar Kingdom and the palaces that come with that, the most evident cultural phenomenon is the James Bond movie Octopussy.   A large part of it was shot on location in the city and used famous landmarks […]

Tickled Pink

As alluded to in our previous post Pink City – Jaipur is known as the ‘pink city’. Most of the major cities in Rajasthan are associated with one hue or another and there is always a ‘colourful’ story to go with it. The city was painted pink to celebrate the visit of King Edward VII […]

Taj Mahal photo shoot!

Day 2 in India began with the pilgrimage to the Taj Mahal in Agra (some 200 miles to the south of Delhi). Our drivers name was Raj who not only does he own a farm but he must be a Hollywood stunt driver in his spare time as he tore down to Agra through a […]

Task 1: Research

Like Dr. Van Helsing or Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the first task is Research!