The Boatride from nowhere to nowhere March 24th 2009 March 19th
We woke at 0630 and grabbed a masala dosa by the bus station and hopped aboard a bus for a three hour journey from Kumily to Kottayam. It started with predictability. The driver was driving way to fast and missing absolutely everything by between one and five centimetres. It was a roller coaster ride and better than anything Universal Studios had ever thrown at us.
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Asia » India » Kerala » Alleppey 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
We're young and free and lovin' it, and the promise of adventure is pretty much the only thing that can get us out of bed before nine. After months of grueling nose-to-the-grindstone work in the mines, we're finally off on our RTW extravaganza - Toronto, California, Tahiti, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, India, UAE, England, Iceland, New York (hopefully with enough money to get back to Toronto at the end!). Can we afford it? No. Are we going to live it up anyway, before another ten years of hard intellectual labour? Heck yes. ... full info