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Photobook : THE BAMENO WAORANI A WEEKIN THE AMAZON

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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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Madurai The Great Temple of Meenakshi Amman, Festival of Mariamman

‘Madri Madri Madri’ The driver shouted out to us sleeping passengers in our double beds in the bus from Cochi to Madurai. I was suddenly as shocked as I’d been 7 hours beforehand when I got on the bus to … 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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RAJASTHAN .. CAMEL RIDE .. JODHPUR & UDAIPUR

We drove out into the rather scrubby Thar Desert, not the desert of dunes nor as I had experienced many years before in the desert west of Assiout a desert of windswept bare rock for miles..no sand at all, but … Continue reading

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Rajasthan ..Journey to Jaisalmer

[/caption] Rajesh insisted on an early start, so we packed, breakfasted on a mild curry, ensconsed ourselves in the white Tata and wondered what lay ahead in Rajasthan. Yes that does sound exotic..A tour round India’s largest state which under … Continue reading

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ARRIVING IN INDIA DELHI

The flight arrived around one in the morning and the temperature in mid august was oppressively high, the monsoon rains had yet to deliver this far north and daytime temperatures were up to 45° centigrade and it still felt about … Continue reading

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CAPPADOCIA ..WONDERLAND

  I was told by Turkish friends that after Istanbul, Ephesus and Cappadocia were the must see 2 places in Turkey, and six weeks later I was on a small local bus heading for Ushisar. As we dropped down from … Continue reading

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KAYSERI CEASAREA

  wandered down to the station from the hotel, picking up some fruit and water on the way for the journey. I had no idea how long it was going to take as had been given widely varying times from … Continue reading

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ERZURUM THEODOPOLIS PUSHKIN AND I

Pushkin travelled to Erzurum from the fortress at Kars while I took the route over the Pontic Mountains from Trabzon. OK there was nearly a 200 year time difference. There have been so few documented well known travellers to Erzurum … Continue reading

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