Christmas in Kerala January 8th 2006 Today is my last day in Kerala and I am sad to be leaving this beautiful area in India. I decided to start my discovery of India here as I had heard that it was beautiful, peaceful and would be an easy introduction to traveling through India. I think this is all true.
I flew into Delhi just before Christmas and was glad to get out of the mayhem the next morning. My hotel in Delhi was OK but alt ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala 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
Welcome to my travel diary.
This travel blog was started when I took a year to travel round the world in 2005-6. It was a fabulous year spent in three continents: Africa, Asia and South America. I met many people and had many adventures.
Over the following three to four years, I regularly travelled to the Rift Valley in Kenya as part of my PhD study.
I then worked for two years as a Research Associate visiting nomadic herders in Mongolia and Kazakhstan.
I am still travelling as and when I can but am starting to plan a longer trip soon. So watch this space.
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