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Trip: Mini World Trip

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Uttar Pradesh - Agra

INDIA | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | Views [591]

We were very lucky to see the full magnificent beauty of the Taj unfold itself from the mist and fog that surrounds it these days in winter. The heavy fog is an unfortunate condition due in part to global warming and pollution and it keeps the Taj shrouded ... Read more >

Tags: agra, taj mahal

Gallery: India - Jaiselmer, Rajasthan

INDIA | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Rajasthan - Pushkar, Jaipur

INDIA | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | Views [755]

Pushkar fair was on in full swing and unfortunately we missed several great photo opportunities by arriving at sunset. It is very dusty but colourful with camels, donkeys, horses etc on sale. Villagers arrive here from all corners of Rajasthan to trade ... Read more >

Rajasthan - Udaipur

INDIA | Sunday, 9 Nov 2008 | Views [834]

Udaipur is a really beautiful city - so green and with appx 30 lakes in and around the city. We stayed at the Amet Haveli Hotel which has the best view of the city, lakes and palaces. City Palace was fantastic and so beautiful. It is huge and still in ... Read more >

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Rajasthan - Jodhpur, Mt Abu, Ranakpur

INDIA | Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | Views [618] | Comments [1]

Jodhpur is a beautiful bustling city. The fort is quite big but not habited or as beautiful as Jaiselmer however, the city itself is something else. A big shock awaits you as you enter the city where everything is concentrated near the clocktower. ... Read more >

Tags: jain, jodhpur, mt abu, ranakpur

Gallery: India - Mandawa & Bikaner

INDIA | Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Rajasthan - Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaiselmer

INDIA | Sunday, 2 Nov 2008 | Views [3434]

I first visited Rajasthan in 1992 and so much has changed since then. The authentic villages and scenes of women in colourful sarees near water wells is long gone. People generally seem to have a better standard of living which is great. We visited ... Read more >

Delhi, India - HAPPY DIWALI

INDIA | Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | Views [1045] | Comments [4]

Happy Diwali to all. To see Diwali in India has been a dream of mine for many years. The fireworks were going off non-stop all night on Diwali but the feeling was not dissimilar to Guy Fawkes or Diwali in London. Apparently Diwali has been a quiet ... Read more >

Gallery: India - Delhi

INDIA | Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | Views [471]

Landed in Dubai and had a few hours to kill before connecting flight to Delhi so hooked up with Rams and Nazia (ex-colleagues from PwC projects c1998). Rams kindly took me on a guided tour of Dubai and a skyline in which I only recognised 4 buildings ... Read more >

Gallery: South Africa - Drakensberg

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Drakensberg - South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Views [968]

After a quick trip of Joburg visiting beautiful purple Jacaranda lined streets and visiting Apartheid Museum and Soweto and having dinner at Nelson Mandela Sq, I set off for Drakensberg on a 5 hour drive. Arrived at Didima Camp which is beautiful ... Read more >

Tags: drakensberg

Gallery: Zambia - Livingstone

ZAMBIA | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Victoria Falls
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Gallery: South Africa - Johannesburg

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Victoria Falls - Zambia

ZAMBIA | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [702] | Comments [3]

Hello all. Reached sunny South Africa safely and now writing this from Livingstone, Zambia. It is so beautiful here and reminds me of my hometown Moshi which incidentally means 'smoke' as does the word 'Mosi' in Mosi Oa Tunya (smoke that thunders) ... Read more >

Tags: crocs, victoria falls, zambezi, zambia


UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | Views [507]

                Day    Date From    Date To    Location    Other Sat    18-Oct-08    19-Oct-08    London - South Africa (J'Burg)     Sun    19-Oct-08    19-Oct-08    J'Burg     Mon    20-Oct-08    22-Oct-08    J'Burg - Vic Falls     Wed    22-Oct-... Read more >

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