Lutyens = my new hero. In your face, Napoleon. October 22nd 2008 October 19th to October 22nd 2008 - Delhi
Arrived into Abu Dhabi about 4am, after what felt like a surprisingly short flight. Quite a nice flight too actually; snuggled up under my blanket and watching Monsters Inc (no James Bond, sadly), although I think the guy next to me thought I was a complete spaz, given that it took me approx. 25 mins to work out how to use the damn entertainmen ... read more
Asia » India » National Capital Territory » Delhi 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
This blog started, as do so many others, with an attempt to let parents and friends know what I was up to during my first ever trip outside of Western Europe: four months in India. Unfortunately, after a near miss with the bombs in Mumbai in November 2008 my mother refused to read any more blogs as they kept giving her panic attacks...
My biggest joys in travel are awe-inspiring scenery, and what I would love to term 'comparative anthropology', but really ... full info