Temples and beaches - Hampi New Year! December 22nd 2009 With a day to kill in Mangalore before getting the train to Goa for Christmas we decided to visit a couple of local Hindu temples and what a contrast they were...
The first, Mangaladevi Temple, is very famous in Mangalore and we arrived at around midday as many people were giving pujas (offerings and prayers) in the temple. It was pretty rundown from the outside but as you went in (shoeless - ... read more
So, I have my redundancy (hooray) and am off on my travels again. This trip will last four months and I aim to take in a little bit of Malaysia (for the beach), New Zealand and Australia (for the beer, BBQs, extreme sports and handsome guys) and China (for the hell of it)!
Having said that, on my trip around South America I managed to more or less ignore my planned itinerary, going in and out of Argentina three times, missing out huge parts of Chile and swinging through Columbia.
Hopefully this travel-blog will keep you up to date with my adventures as and when/where they happen.
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