Varanasi - probably the craziest city in the world! December 11th 2009 Day 529: Thursday 10th December - The city of life....and dead bodies, which float down the River Ganges!
Today we could have had a lie in. Could being the operative word. With our guesthouse overlooking the River Ganges and the life of the city which is centred on the ghats (a series of bathing steps or platforms that lead down to the river), you wake when the city decides to wake, which is ea ... read more
Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi 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
Been working for 10 years now, had enough of the rat race, decided I wanted to 'live the dream' so I am about to embark on travelling the world at the end of June 2008. The plan is to start in Mexico, travelling overland to Guatemala flying on to Ecuador then making my way overland down the West coast of South America through Peru, Bolivia, Chile & Argentina. The plan then is to fly on to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Australia before travelling through South East Asia (East Timor, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam). Hope then to see China, Hong Ko... full info