Mark's big trip to Asia (terrible title I know)

a trip by Mark Howarth-Archer
From: January 18th 2012
Until: ongoing

After many years of saving and planning I'm finally on my way to he new powerhouses of the world to eat and experience as much as possible before my money runs out.
Trip Length: 9 years
Blog Entries: 34
Photos: 407
Words: 50494

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
January 18th 2012 A nervous start Asia » India » National Capital Territory » Delhi » Karol Bagh
January 21st 2012 The beginning of life on the truck – Delhi to Jaisalmer via Bikaneer Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaisalmer
January 21st 2012 Token gap yaaar charity visit – Jaisalmer to Jodhpur Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jodhpur
February 5th 2012 Bush camping and a whole lot of Caves Asia » India » Maharashtra » Ellora Caves
February 5th 2012 Rough Guide gets in spectacularly wrong - Mumbai Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai » Aksa Beach
February 5th 2012 Goa – The beginning of prolonged sweatiness Asia » India » Goa » Palolem
February 10th 2012 Mountain air and a small crash - Hampi Asia » India » Karnataka » Hampi
February 15th 2012 Welcome to the Jungle – Wayanad, Kerala homestay Asia » India » Kerala » Wayanad
February 15th 2012 Rough guide gets it wrong again - Cochin Asia » India » Kerala » Kochi
February 21st 2012 Not so quiet cruising – Allepey and the Kerala backwaters Asia » India » Kerala » Alleppey
February 21st 2012 Looks a little bit like home but not that much really - Varkala Asia » India » Kerala » Varkala
February 21st 2012 The beginning of the end - Southern tip and the start of the journey back to the North Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Kanyakumari
February 21st 2012 Fully templed out – Madurai and Trichy Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Madurai
March 1st 2012 France give it a rest, the days of the empire are over and to be honest yours was always a little small – Pondicherry Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Pondicherry
March 1st 2012 A sad farewell and the final new beginning - Chennai Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Chennai
March 1st 2012 Queuing, claustrophobia and the escape to the country – Tirupati to Jeypore, Orissa Asia » India » Andhra Pradesh
March 20th 2012 Getting all Bruce Parry on your ass - Tribal tour, South West Orissa Asia » India » Orissa
March 20th 2012 The pretty city with the dark soul - Kolkatta (Calcutta) Asia » India » West Bengal » Kolkata
March 20th 2012 Darjeeling Asia » India » West Bengal » Darjeeling
March 20th 2012 Karmi Farm and the Drunken Tattoo of Regret! Asia » India » West Bengal » Darjeeling
April 16th 2012 Looks a bit like Europe - Gangtok Asia » India » Sikkim » Gangtok
April 16th 2012 Nepal arrival, Chitwan National Park, Royal Beach and Kathmandu Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu
April 16th 2012 Kathmandu and a whole lot of poo......... Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu
April 16th 2012 The Start of the Annapurna Circuit Trek - Day 0 - Travel day to Syange (1,130m) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 16th 2012 Day 1 - Syange (1,130m) - Tal (1,700m) (Annapurna Circuit trek) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 16th 2012 Day 2 - Tal (1,700m) - Danakyu (2,200m) (Annapurna Circuit) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 3 – Danakyu (2,200m) – Chame (2,700m) (via Timang) - Annapurna Circuit Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 4 - Chame (2,700m) - Lower Pisang (3,250m) (Annapurna Circuit) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 5-6 – Lower Pisang (3,250m) - Manang (via Humde) and Manang (3,540m) acclimatisation day (Annapurna Circuit) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 7 – Manang (3,500) – Ledar (4200m) - Annapurna Circuit Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 8 – Ledar (4,200m) – Throng La High Camp (4925m) - Annapurna Circuit Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 9 – Throng La High Camp (4925m) – Muktinath (3,700m) (via Throng La Pass 5,450m) Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 10 – Muktinath (3,700m) – Marpha (2,800m) - Annapurna circuit Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
April 25th 2012 Day 11 – Marpha – Kalopani - Annapurna Circuit Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit
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