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The Very Last Leg!

Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Views [920]

Last night we took out last train in India, to our last stop before heading home to Australia! We left beautiful, sunny Palolem in South Goa to head to Mumbai for 12 days. The train ride was interesting as it always is! We were sharing our compartment ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

A Strange But Touching Experience

Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Views [1353]

Gwen and I spent the last week in Goa. The first 4 days in the party capital, Calangute, then the second half in the South in Palolem... We took the public bus to get from Calangute to Palolem. On the first leg of the trip, a young mother got on with ... Read more >

Tags: People


Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [914] | Comments [2]

I think that I owe India an apology... Without really intending it, I arrived in India and soon adopted the attitude (Due to a few nasty hiccups!) that I hated it here, and secondly, that India needed to change, not me. India has many problems. It ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Gallery: Auroville

Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Varanasi

Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Agra

Monday, 1 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Hmmm... That Explains It!

Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [799]

We decided to move to a cheaper and more central hotel to spend the rest of our week in Darjeeling… We spent the whole morning looking around as most of the rooms were booked out. We finally find a well placed and decent room for an amazingly good price ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Varanasi - The Holy City.

Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | Views [1057]

We spent three days in Varanasi... Our experience was an interesting one... Our hotel was unfortunately outside of the main part of the city which made the experience slightly less enjoyable... We arrived on train to Varanasi from Agra at 5am in the ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

All I Want for Christmas...Is My Ass Groped (And Other Such Fun Things...)

Tuesday, 26 Dec 2006 | Views [6851]

Gwen and I prepared heartily and enthusiastically for spending our Christmas stuck in the overnight train from Varanasi to Darjeeling. We bought yummy food, decorations, and headed down to the train station humming Christmas carrols to each other... ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

Claire Bear and PenGwen's Guide to Traveling in India

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | Views [1876]

Claire Bear and PenGwen's Guide to Traveling in India: How to Keep Going When Your Cash has Stopped Flowing! This guide was born after finding ourselves in a foreign (and craaaazy!) country without a cent... Although this is purely comical and ... Read more >

Tags: Budgets & money

Gallery: Rajasthan

Sunday, 10 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Classic Quotes

Saturday, 9 Dec 2006 | Views [2224]

I am collecting quotes in India - Haven't got much of a collection yet but I will be adding more as I go along! 1) "My parents have expired" (Naz) I can't get over this one! It cracks me up every time! 2) "Oh no Calire (me!)! You're ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter

Rajasthan So Far...

Saturday, 9 Dec 2006 | Views [1476] | Comments [1]

We have been in Rajasthan since the 4th of December... We arrived in Jaipur, Rajashtan's capital by train and so far have been there as well as Pushkar... Jaipur did not impress us particularly as we did the tourist circuit of all the monuments... ... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies

Gwen's Birthday Festivities

Saturday, 9 Dec 2006 | Views [1093]

Gwen celebrated her 22nd birthday on the 4th of December... Considering we are broke, it ended up being quite an eventful and memorable celebration... Firstly, the scary Dharamsala guys (they told Gwen that they "have special feelings" for ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


Sunday, 3 Dec 2006 | Views [1332]

After spedning a couple of fairly stressful days trying to work New Delhi out, we decided to go to plan B which basically involved getting the hell out of there ASAP in any way possible...   We talked to a dodgy travel agent (Who was perhaps a little ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: Gulmarg

Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Gagangir, Kashmir

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Gallery: Srinagar, Kashmir

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Gallery: A kashmiri Wedding

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