Welcome to India. Kolkata! November 7th 2008 We flew in style for the first time in months. Forgot you can actually get a meal on a plane, we had been on so many budget airlines. Jet Airways I do recommend. Landing in Kolkata, it was time to see what India was all about. Quite a cool town actually. Have heard horror stories of Kolkata, but we thought it was wonderful. Yeh it is big, populated, polluted, and crazy, but it had its own ch ... read more
Asia » India » West Bengal » Kolkata 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
As most of you know we hit the road for 10 months of travel on september 15, 2008 shamelessly stealing Gord & Jamie's Wasaga Beach wedding as a send off! We will start in South-East Asia, moving to India, Middle East, then the Himalayas of Nepal, and then some beach time in Thailand and the Philippines! That is the rough plan that will no doubt change a few times. Nothing but time and travel.
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