Blessings from an Elephant March 2nd 2006 My arrival in Chennai on a balmy evening and the subsequent taxi ride to my hotel presented me with many surprises - not only was the city apparently devoid of beggars and touts, but the city was clean - even by European standards - and the traffic system had a fraction of normality about it (only a fraction, mind you). What's more, instead of the usual Ganesh or Shiva deity adorning the taxi - i ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Madurai 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
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. Based in Dubai but travelling most of the year. Due to this wonderful website that is Travelblog, travel blogging has become my profession, and I express my experiences through writing, photography, social media and public speaking.
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This is a video interview I gave via Google Hangout to Australia in June 2014. It best explains why and how I have made the transition to a full time travel blogger - ... full info