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MICHAEL JENNINGS ANTIQUE MAPS SPRING NEWSLETTER

I hope everyone survived Winter. Spring is now in full bloom here on the Riviera. The dates for the excellent London Map Fair for 2017 are a little later than usual and it will take place at the Royal Geographical … Continue reading

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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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Michael Jennings Autumn Newsletter & New Maps

http://www.maphouse.co.uk/antique-maps/france/brittany-west/M3542-brittany/ I hope everyone has had a good summer. Here on the Riviera it has been rather traumatic with the terror attack in Nice but things are a little more relaxed now. The dates for the excellent London Map Fair … Continue reading

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Nepal ..Beautiful Country, Great people, But let down by politicians

I was lying on my Calcutta Hotel bed , keeping a vigilant eye on the bathroom door, as beyond lay the fast growing green black slime of the tropics which was threatening to break in to the already dank bedroom, … Continue reading

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SPRING NEWSLETTER LONDON MAP FAIR

http://www.maphouse.co.uk/antique-maps/british-isles/M3485-british-isles-ortelius/ The superb London Map Fair at the Royal Geographical Society, next to the Albert Hall, will be held on the weekend of the 4th and 5th of June. A great selection of maps from most of the World’s leading … Continue reading

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CALCUTTA A CITY OF CULTURE AND REFUGEES..draft

” Poverty and Pride..Side by Side”  Rudyard Kipling on Calcutta “You are never alone in Calcutta” Michael Jennings The Howrah Mail  ( “ the superfastmail train of Indian railways connecting two metropolitan cities of India, Kolkata and Chennai” ..Fast is all rather … Continue reading

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MAMALLAPURAM AND CHENNAI… first draft

  The road from Pondicherry to Mamallapuram followed the coast, for the most part around a kilometre inland, offering views from time to time of endless golden beaches glimpsed in between luxuriant tropical vegetation. The little hamlets of thatched huts … Continue reading

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