2) Mamallapuram our first contact with India February 13th 2005 After bribing the ticket controller with the equivalent of 1 EUR (which seems to represent a fortune for him) we managed to get 2 seats for the 50 km up to Mamallapuram(also known as Mahabalipuram). It took almost 2 hours, but considering all the vehicles on the road (including cattle and a wide range of other animals) this seems to be a good average.
In Mamallapuram we selected the Sea ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Mahabalipuram 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
We have quit our jobs to start travelling around South East Asia during 2005. Our 10 months journey will take us to India, Nepal, Tibet, China (Yunnan), Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. So keep tuned if you want to travel with us. ... full info