Life and Death on the Ganga March 25th 2007 Life and death exist side by side, played out on the ghats alongside one of India's most holy rivers.
Life is evident everywhere: local kids playing a game of cricket; holy men covered in ash; boat men touting for a fare; washing being beaten on the banks of the river and laid out to dry; the faithful making offerings of flowers and candles; people bathing; men sitting around an open fire cookin ... read more
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
An aussie and a kiwi exploring the world ...
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" - Anon
In Jan 2007 we set out on an overland journey from Asia to Europe overland. From India, via Nepal, Tibet, China, Mongolia, Russia and Europe ... destination Ireland, with no flights. Trains, buses, tuk-tuks, boats, bikes, yak, camel, and rickshaws all formed the basis of our travels.
Suze spent a year living and working in Ireland (in between all the long weekends away), Dave returned to Oz for 6 months but re... full info