The Venice of India January 21st 2009 Today was an extrordinary day. We rose and had "pancakes" AKA crepes with bananas and jam with chai and coffee for breakfast on the roof of our hotel. Then we were off.
First we visited the local Hindu temple, Shree Jagdish Temple and then we went to The City Palace. The City Palace started being built around 734 CE and was just finished recently. Our tour guide stayed outside (he didnt' wa ... 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
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, and now the Malaysian peninsula. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparations a... full info