Sun worshipping February 2nd 2006 I'd originally intended catching an early bus to Puri (on the coast), but the unignorable order to find a toilet that my stomach was periodically giving me meant that a taxi was the only mode of transport that would eliminate all possibility of a catastrophe. I was also glad of this decision when I saw how misty it was - the bus system in India has an extremely high rate of accidents at the best ... read more
Asia » India » Orissa » Puri 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
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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