Category Archives: India

BACK TO DELHI AND ON TO HARIDWAR

I always found going back to Delhi exciting and this blog is an amalgam of back to Delhi from Nepal, and ten months later back to Delhi from France before a road trip up to Kashmir, which apparently was on … Continue reading

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PONDICHERRY A BEAUTIFUL CITY AND SCANDAL AT AUROBINDO ASHRAM

Walking along the sea front at Pondicherry you could be anywhere except India.. At 5 in the afternoon before the ‘passeggiata’ starts and just after the road has been closed the sea front is almost devoid of people. A little … Continue reading

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VARANASI THE HOLY CITY

The corner shop next to the Gulnor hotel had the most delicious of vegetable samosas, so with four of these and some fruit and water I was ready for the night train to Varanasi. I had organised with Abid at … Continue reading

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Jaipur Agra and Goodbye to Rajasthan

From Udaipur we turned back towards Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. For the last week we have been travelling further and further into ‘The Land of Kingdoms’ from Delhi not just in distance as Rajasthan is India’s largest state but culturally … Continue reading

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INDIA A FEW MAPS + I AM OFF TO INDIA INFO PLEASE ..

    This beautiful Ruscelli map with early colour is one of the earliest recognisable maps of the sub continent…   In this brief blog I am attaching a few maps from my website, but really this is not an … Continue reading

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