Go Go Hindustan!! January 22nd 2007 With limited time in Amritsar, we were up at 6 am the next day to watch the sunrise over the Golden temple. My strongest memory though is not of the glistening gold in the gentle morning light, but my icy cold feet, since as with most other religious places you must remove your shoes and socks before entering and the marble floors were freezing! Men and women also had to cover their heads, but gi ... read more
Asia » India » Punjab » Amritsar 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
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We hope you enjoy reading about our exploits whilst we're on our 16 month BIG TRIP. Many people have asked why we are going and in an attempt to explain here is a quote from the famous British explorer Eric Shipton.
"In these days of upheaval and violent change, when the basic values of today are the vain and shattered dreams of tomorrow, there is much to be said for the philosphy which aims at living a full life while the opportunity offers. There are few treasures of more lasting worth than the experience of a way of life that is itself wholly satisfying. Such, aft... full info