Jaipur March 25th 2010 We brave the five and a half hour journey from Agra on a cramped and crowded public bus for a mere Ru100 each. The deluxe (coach) bus was proving difficult to book and we wanted to do things Indian style. However, when we limped off at Jaipur bus station aching from head to foot the fresh air seemed like freedom after a lifetime’s internment. Ness mercifully slept (god knows how) for most of the ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur 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
Ness and I have always hungered to see the world but in our own separate lives circumstance has always prevented us for one reason or another. I mentioned to Ness one night in the pub that i planned to go traveling. Seeing an opportunity to fulfill her own dream she pledged to go with me. At this point, eye to eye, we realised nothing could stop us!
Ness is the perfect traveling companion for me, our souls sing a similar tune and we connect on many levels. I write this after being on the road for six weeks and not a cross word has passed between us. I am not sure how i would have fared at s... full info