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The Old Man and the Rose

THAILAND | Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | Views [1530]

On the 15th August 2013, Klas and I left London and started our adventures in India, the rest at that stage was unknown. We had a list of places we were keen to see and countries we thought we might visit, but because of the huge amount of stuff we had ... Read more >


The Theory of Doors

THAILAND | Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | Views [128]

My father wisely said to me once when discussing careers that one must change ones job once every seven years to avoid stagnating in ones ambitions - 'one must never become comfortable' he said. With new challenges come renewed energy, personal development ... Read more >


Infuriating India - Magical Meghalaya

INDIA | Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | Views [1240]

As I turned on the shower it really was as hot as Ruth had said, and combined with the pressure, soothing in a way I can't remember since early January - yes no proper hot shower since our last night in Bangkok. I felt the dust and the soot run off me, ... Read more >


Tea, Trekking and Tiny Temperatures

INDIA | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Views [1061]

Darjeeling... I pictured lush mountain hill tops, neatly scattered with sun drenched tea plantations, perhaps the odd tea picker or two in brightly coloured clothing, and maybe a few road-side tea stalls offering the day's finest pickings and opportunities ... Read more >


Photos: The Andamans

INDIA | Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Peed on in Paradise

INDIA | Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | Views [449]

Diving is a rite of passage for the serious backpacker (I did my Open Water on my last travelling adventure 12 years ago), and the Andaman Sea is one of the most popular places in the world to do so - in Thailand. However, the islands that give the sea ... Read more >


ANET TreeHaus Project

INDIA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [407]

When new visitors arrive at ANET (Andaman and Nicobar Islands Environmental Team) one is taken on a reconnaissance walk around the property. From the large timber hall and library at the front gate, via the dive shop and the social/dining/kitchen space ... Read more >


Art Residency Work at ANET

INDIA | Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | Views [407]

Our reason for returning to the Andamans was to go back to ANET (The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Environmental Team) - a place that made a huge impression on us in December and where we'd shared experiences remaining with us long after we'd left (only ... Read more >


Photos: Art Residency Images

INDIA | Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery


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To Be or not to Be back in the Andamans?

INDIA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Views [145]

The decision to change our travel plans and return to the Andamans was easy...  getting there wasn't! We returned to the Indian embassy in Bangkok after a nail biting week, waiting for our new Indian visas to be granted. Having risked a lot and ... Read more >


Photos: Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Five of a Kind

THAILAND | Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | Views [357]

Have you ever played Yatzy? It's a game of life and death (only kidding) involving five die where you have three goes to roll 15 poker like sequences - one pair, two pair, three of a kind, full house, etc. You also have to roll 3 of a kind of 1's through ... Read more >


Notes: Goodbye India, Hello South-East Asia

INDIA | Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Views [1255]

We flew into Delhi, jumped on a flight to Ladakh, the northernmost state in India up in the Himalayas, then travelled, generally in a southern direction, by bus, train, rickshaw, taxi, foot and boat, until we reached the southern shores of this vast ... Read more >


Photos: Andaman Islands

INDIA | Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Here be Dragons!

INDIA | Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | Views [459]

Back in September, on the spine-jangling journey between Leh and Manali, we met Smita - an architect with an inspiring story of leaving life in Bangalore behind to work on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands; a place she felt she belonged. This remote collection ... Read more >


Photos: Kerala Backwaters

INDIA | Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Reflections in the Backwaters

INDIA | Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | Views [443] | Comments [2]

Deep in the heart of the Keralan backwaters is the traditional village of Chennamkary, and the warm home of Anne, Matthew, Thomas, Maria and Philip, the beautiful family with whom we would spend 4 serene days. It's hard to find the right words to describe ... Read more >


Photos: Wayanad & Fort Cochin

INDIA | Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Expect the Unexpected

INDIA | Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 | Views [281]

This has, in fairness, become our ethos as every day throws in something unexpected. Our favourite read so far is "Shantaram", and one of Roberts', alias Linbaba's, best advice is that in order to win in India you must first surrender. We now surrender ... Read more >


Notes: Indian Driving Lessons

INDIA | Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | Views [510]

When arriving into Delhi we were picked up by a pre-arranged taxi, an air-conditioned bubble, a cocoon, or what Balram, Aravind Ariga's main character in "The White Tiger", calls the wealthy man's egg. Through the egg's darkened windows our first sights ... Read more >


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