India, Part 2: From the Taj Mahal to Ranthambore March 6th 2013 On Monday morning, we were picked up by our driver and started off for the 250 km from Agra to Sawai Mandhopur, the city close to Ranthambore National Park, where we were going to go on a safari and hopefully see some tigers. The journey would take us six hours altogether. Driving in a car in India usually takes really long, you do an average of 50 km/h because many roads are in a really bad condi ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Ranthambhore National Park 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
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
My dream was shattered in earl... full info