And the gods answered our rain dance.... June 1st 2011 Just a quick update as I will be out of contact for the next couple of days.
The rains came yesterday and it was epic. I stood there for 20am minutes just soaking it up - I love the rain in normal circumstances, in India it's like heaven. I'm not sure we could have managed for long in 50 degree heat. Of course after that the humidity was unbelievable...
We did a village visit this mo ... 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
I'm from little New Zealand/Aotearoa (a.k.a. most beautiful country in the world) and I'm on a backpacking venture through India, Nepal and SouthEast Asia.
This is my first ever travel blog, mostly for the benefit of my, slightly overbearing, family and my oh-so-envious friends (whom I love very much).
Departure date is 26th May 2011 - I'll try to update this every 3 or 4 days and with any luck I'll be able to upload photo's as I go.
Wish me luck!
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