A clear way to clear waters March 24th 2009 March 21st
Back on the beach, we haggled hard with the most enterprising of the hawking locals. This man had purchased a large (and extremely varied) assortment of body-boards, and was renting them out by the hour. The waves were relentless.
Our book informs us that despite the recent introduction of blue-shirted lifeguards, a couple of tourists still drown every year. The lifeguards l ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kovalam 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