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India Sept 2006

Day 12

INDIA | Thursday, 26 Oct 2006 | Views [491] | Comments [1]

woke at the blissful hour of 7am full of life. we had big plans for today. went for breaky then packed and checked out. asked the lady if she would mind out bags until we were leaving in the afternoon and thankfully she did. so we hired a couple of bikes ... Read more >

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Day 11 Continued

INDIA | Thursday, 26 Oct 2006 | Views [410]

while lazing in the afternoon sun down by the ghats Suresh came looking for us to let us know Lakshmi the elephant wouldn't be cleansing at the ghats tomorrow morning because, goddess love her, she had to walk over 50 kilometers tomorrow to honour a ... Read more >

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Day 11

INDIA | Tuesday, 24 Oct 2006 | Views [566] | Comments [1]

Today myself and Cathy are 4 years together! i woke up at 7am so excited and looked accross at Cathy deep in sleep and looking like a Buddhist in her orange liner covering her whole body and head, she looked beatuiful. checked the room - all crawlies ... Read more >

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Day 10

INDIA | Tuesday, 24 Oct 2006 | Views [755] | Comments [1]

Woke at 7am and couldn't wait to get out of town. cold showered and checked out then headed for the train station which tankfully was only three minutes away. turned out we missed the 7:20 train! booked the next one out at 12:50 and walked to the most ... Read more >

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Day 9

INDIA | Wednesday, 18 Oct 2006 | Views [531] | Comments [1]

Left very early and took a taxi to Panaji hoping to take an delux bus to Hospet...not to be! Thomas are you listening??? Nothing going out that day except a local bus at 12:20. Met a lovely Dutch couple Ania and Vim, also taking the bus. We were just ... Read more >

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Day 8

INDIA | Wednesday, 18 Oct 2006 | Views [504]

Oh a lovely nights sleep and what a view to wake up to - so exciting! A long lazy breaky overlooking the sea then off exploring. Once down on the beach - the Alcove is in the hill, the first person we met asked us if we wanted hash, this is the second ... Read more >

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Day 7

INDIA | Wednesday, 18 Oct 2006 | Views [485]

Woke at 8:20 after a surprisingly excellent nights sleep. Cathy and Tamil slept on and Walter and i talked for hours. Walter, never met a Walter before and he just tickled me! Walter moved to Goa in the late sixties and happily lost himself to hippydom! ... Read more >

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Day 6 continued

INDIA | Wednesday, 18 Oct 2006 | Views [444]

Planes, trains and autorickshaws!!! it's fantastic! where where we??? The couple wer Tamali and Walter,we gave them all the space they needed because... as first timers we were sleeping in our cloths with everything we own locked to us!!! The old man ... Read more >

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Day 6

INDIA | Thursday, 12 Oct 2006 | Views [444] | Comments [1]

Last night Victoria Station was packed with thousands of people. Our guide from the gods: Aine took us to an area where we had enough space to put our bags down and watch the scene as the train pulled in and people made a run for it. The first carriages ... Read more >

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Day 5

INDIA | Thursday, 12 Oct 2006 | Views [454]

Checked out and over to Aine's again for a little chill. sitting in her window is like sitting in a nest and looking down on the world. Breaky in Crosswords bookstore and on to Bombay Cathedral. There was a mass being said the the church was packed right ... Read more >

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Day 4 continued

INDIA | Thursday, 12 Oct 2006 | Views [437]

We are finding niternet access not so easy, either power failures or saturated with midges, ants or mosquito's. Anyway after a trip down memory lane in Aine's apartment with photo's and articles we headed to Swathi Rest for a Panki Chut - a Gugarat dish ... Read more >

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Day 4

INDIA | Wednesday, 11 Oct 2006 | Views [333] | Comments [1]

Met Aine at 7:30 a.m. and headed to Victoria Station for our train to Goa. big queue outside and malee once doors opened, but, being non-nationals we get preferential treatment and a whole window to ourselves in the cool of upstairs. Here we organised ... Read more >

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Day 3 Continued

INDIA | Wednesday, 11 Oct 2006 | Views [339]

Hi again...we needed a stiff one after Haji Ali's and popped into a Muslim eatery and i decided to try something different from the menu and got a Kashmiri Soda which was a concoction of fizzy water and salt and pepper - i'm sure it wasn't but that's ... Read more >

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Day 3

INDIA | Monday, 9 Oct 2006 | Views [386]

Woke at 8:30 ant free and made our way to a guru named Ramesh. Went to take a taxi up the road (lazy gets) but the guy wanted 100rs and the bright sparks we are now realised we were being ripped off and in unison sighed a big 'no' and off we trotted ... Read more >

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Gallery: India 2006 Cathy & Dee

INDIA | Sunday, 8 Oct 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Day 2

INDIA | Sunday, 8 Oct 2006 | Views [510] | Comments [2]

Alarm set for 8:00 a.m. up at 9:15 ;) 1st shower since we got here, filty, filty girls! thing is we didn't know how to work the shower until then. Breakfast in Crosswords - such a santuary in the madness that is Mumbai - have to seriously negotate getting ... Read more >

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Day 1

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Oct 2006 | Views [605] | Comments [5]

so, day 1. our holiday begins. Sooo excited!!3:00 wake up call.3:42, tacxi pick up. So far everything is ok. 4:15 we reach the airport...excitement is building up. 4:16 Dee realises tat se leaft a small bag in te taxi. Smalli saize, but... It contained ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline


D Day -1

IRELAND | Saturday, 30 Sep 2006 | Views [372]

There we are.It's 7pm on Saturday teh 30th of Sept 2006 and we are finishing the packing. We still have to pamper ourselves (the usual girly stuff) and we are ready to go.Last episode of the L word, a couple of hours sleep and off we go. Hopefully the ... Read more >

Tags: Packing & gadgets


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