Changing of the Guard February 2nd 2009 Today I went to see the changing of the guard at the Pakistan - India border. We hired a car for R200 to take us there and back. It's only 30km or so away from Amritsar but the drive took over an hour. We me up with our driver around 3 and were on the road shortly thereafter. Well, sort of. First we had to change vehicles and then we got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams. And then we w ... read more
Asia » India » Punjab » Amritsar 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, rural Malaysia, and now Kuala Lumpur. 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 preparati... full info