Lovely Fort Cochin, Kerela October 29th 2009 We left Hampi and started our long journey to our next destination...Kerela in the south. This involved 2 train journeys. One 8 hours long, hot sleeper class, seat next to the toilet, not great! The second was 16 hours long. We paid extra for 3AC class, much cooler and a nicer kind of person. PLU. We were befriended by a lovely family from Gujarta who insisted on feeding us all their homemade roti ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kochi 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
Hiya, we are Dee and Holly from Northampton, England.
We left home on 1st October 2009 to see the world and were away for 447 days in total.
Our journey started in India, Nepal and Hong Kong then SE Asia then Australia and New Zealand and South America . We were home for Christmas 2010.
We were looking forward to finding paradise and the perfect mojito, dabbling in adventure and making new friends along the way. Holly was a little worried about going without hair straighteners and having to 'pack light'. Dee... full info