Heat and Dust-India March 7th 2008 Back from our month in India tanned,jetlagged and trying to make sense of the experience.
It was a journey of peaks and troughs:peaks were the expectations and troughs the reality on several occasions." Peaks and troughs" is borrowed from a man we met on our boat journey from Alleppey to Kollam and seems very appropriate. That journey was one of the highlights:an 8 hour tourist ferry, i.e open ... read more
Asia » India » Goa 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