Kerala “God’s Own Country” - the land of sun, spices, beaches and ashrams February 20th 2010 12th Jan - 3rd Feb
Keralans are very proud of their state and are quick to tell you that it’s “God’s Own Country”, the byline of its tourism campaign. Stepping off the plane in Cochin, it was easy to see why. Having left the cold smogginess of Delhi, we were greeted with a flawless blue sky, a balmy 30 something degree heat, a gentle breeze which ruffled the nearby palm trees and a ge ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala 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
Not long after we met, Matt and I discovered a mutual passion for travel (as well as lots of other things!). So, 3 years later and after 1.5 years of planning - we have said au revoir to our friends and colleagues in Oz, packed our bags and have hit the road for our first big travel adventure together. First stop for Matt is a crazy stag do in Jersey that he has organised for his brother. First stop for me Koh Samui, Thailand and then we'll meet up for a whistle stop tour of Europe, Africa, Nepal and India.
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