Mysore to Grotty Ooty March 13th 2009 The traffic authorities in India use a variety of techniques to try to keep some level of control of the roads. One of the most common is the use of what Australians call speed humps. Here in India they get called a variety of things, often depending on whether the driver has spotted them early enough to slow down. They are often not what might be called 'normal' speed humps'. They can be quite l ... read more
Asia » India » Karnataka » Mysore 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
We try to post about once a week talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and anyone else around, as informed as they wish to be.
We have been on the move now since late 2008 and plan to continue for a while yet. A pair of old-ish Australians who plan to see the places we have missed in the past before the backs, hips and knees make it all too hard. We intend to be on the road, sea or in the air for as long as it takes. We have to ... full info