Orchha - a little side trip! April 3rd 2010 OK - I was meant to be in Delhi still all this week for the last week of "in country orientation" as part of my one month prep for my NGO placement in Orissa. However - the program was looking re markedly 'thin on the ground' to say the least so I 'negotiated' with the Volunteer organisation I am here under to take a little side trip instead.
I had intended to visit Orchha on a good friend's a ... read more
Asia » India » Madhya Pradesh » Orchha 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
After 10 months in India with Gladys the wonder bike (my Royal Enfield), I had to leave after my second visa ran out! Give me the good old days when Aussies did not need a visa in India. SO.... thought I'd check out Turkey and that's what I am doing until I return again to India by September at the latest.
Just lolling around looking for shanti places and nice people. East Turkey seems to be the place.
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