11 days in paradise on Havelock Island November 24th 2009 I am going to preface this blog with two things. The first is that I am not a beach guy. I turn lobster red five minutes after walking into the sun and I really don't like having sand everywhere. Having said that, I have never had an extended beach vacation and since this trip is all about getting outside my comfort zone, I figure eleven days on a beach will be an interesting experience. The secon ... read more
Asia » India » Andaman & Nicobar Islands » Havelock Island 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'm an Australian living in the US and heading out on 8 months sabbatical from my job in banking. Thanks boss!I have travelled quite a lot over the last 10 years, but nothing like this. The trip starts in the Arctic circle and Murmansk and flows by train and bus down to the southern tip of India. Home to Perth for a month or so and then back up into SE Asia. It should be a fun ride.
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