The Road to Mandalay January 18th 2012 Kipling wrote a poem about it, Frank Sinatra and Robbie Williams sang about it and now I’m blogging about it. Somehow I doubt my words will become as well known as theirs but here goes. ..
(FYI, Kate thought I didn't know who Kipling was, but as we Brits all know - Mr Kipling bakes exceedingly good cakes!)
We arrived in a dark but already active Mandalay at 5am in the morning after a ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
Kicking off the blog again as we head off to South America for a 3 month trip. Hi to both of our Mums who we hope are reading! We have moved to Walla Walla, Washington from California and although we enjoy it greatly it feels good to be dusting off the rucksacks and leaving the below freezing winter weather for our first major trip since 2012.
Previously in 2011/12.......We are 2 British citizens who live in California. After much planning and some angst we are taking a break from reality and taking a trip around the world. One car is sold and the house is rented but before ... full info