007 at 7:00PM March 7th 2006 I tried calling the Lake Palace hotel this morning in order to make a reservation for lunch, but I was told that they don't accept reservations from non-guests. This sounded rather strange, but there wasn't much I could do about it, so I suppose I won't be visiting the Lake Palace hotel.
It was a lot cloudier today, but I still wanted to take a boat cruise around the lake. This time, I manage ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Udaipur 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.
I took a ... full info