The Pink City, Bollywood and bangles December 31st 2008 A few locals had told us we´d have no problem finding a rickshaw on the streets of Agra at 5am, but leaving our of hotel I wasn´t overly hopeful. Despite the early hour and otherwise deserted streets they suddenly seemed to pop up everywhere though, one virtually running over to secure our business. I suspect what they knew at the time and we didn´t was that they were onto a seriously good deal ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
My story so far....
2005: Left the UK and headed to New Zealand, spending a great year working in Wellington and travelling the country - vineyards, trekking , kayaking and more.
2006:When my working holiday visa expired I booked a ticket to Singapore and had an amazing 6 months in Asia - Orangutans in the Borneo rainforests, Tibetan plateaus and the ancient temples of Bagan and Angkor.
2006/07: Out of money but not quite ready to return to the UK I moved to Australia for 9 months or so, living in Sydney, travelling the East Coast and realising my career was n... full info