Welome to India...and to 2010: First Stop Varanasi January 8th 2010 Several fellow travellers tried to prepare us for what India would be like. "INDIA, haven't you heard the saying? I'd Never Do It Again". We were promised though that after the initial shock and bewilderment, we would grow to love the place. So, armed with very low expectations, you'd think that our first encounter wouldn't have come as a surprise.
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Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi 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
Not long after we met, Matt and I discovered a mutual passion for travel (as well as lots of other things!). So, 3 years later and after 1.5 years of planning - we have said au revoir to our friends and colleagues in Oz, packed our bags and have hit the road for our first big travel adventure together. First stop for Matt is a crazy stag do in Jersey that he has organised for his brother. First stop for me Koh Samui, Thailand and then we'll meet up for a whistle stop tour of Europe, Africa, Nepal and India.
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