I want to look like a cricket bat... November 14th 2009 Kanyakumari - Friday 13 November
The breakfast buffet at the GRT Regency in Madurai was one of the best I’ve ever seen - fresh pineapple juice, freshly-sliced papaya and pineapple, cereals, toast, cakes, croissants and chocolate-covered doughnuts, Indian foods of almost every type - for vegetarian and non-vegetarian diets, lots of western-style things, like chicken sausages, eggs cooke ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Kanyakumari 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
I've bragged, I've blagged, but never before had I blogged - until I discovered TravelBlog!
If you dream of travelling the globe on less than five Dollars a day, be warned: I'm an experienced, mature traveller - not a backpacker. So, you won't find stories here about me thumbing my way across the Sahara, slumming it in cockroach-infested hostels, or sharing a room with giant mosquitoes. More my style are self-drive cars (or, better still, chauffeur-driven ones), first-class sleeper trains, and comfortable hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, holiday cottages, villas or apartments. Having said that, ... full info