Smuggling contrabanned into the Taj Mahal December 27th 2008 It was 5.30am and the streets of Paraganj were quiet with none of the bustle of the night before when we´d run the gauntlet passed shop owners trying their best to entice us in or indeed the previous morning when we´d been overtaken by rickshaws packed full of 8year olds, immaculately turned out in their school uniforms and waving furiously. Instead we hurried along deserted streets heading for ... read more
Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra 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
My story so far....
2005: Left the UK and headed to New Zealand, spending a great year working in Wellington and travelling the country - vineyards, trekking , kayaking and more.
2006:When my working holiday visa expired I booked a ticket to Singapore and had an amazing 6 months in Asia - Orangutans in the Borneo rainforests, Tibetan plateaus and the ancient temples of Bagan and Angkor.
2006/07: Out of money but not quite ready to return to the UK I moved to Australia for 9 months or so, living in Sydney, travelling the East Coast and realising my career was n... full info