North India Unplugged Trip - Pushkar April 30th 2013 We were all up early and in the foyer of the hotel at 5.00am, ready for the train trip to Pushkar. The railway station, when we got there, was more like a refugee centre, crowded even at this early hour. People seem to set up camp - out come the floor mats and everyone lies down to sleep while they wait for their train. Food stalls were busy and there was a pack of dogs roaming the platform. I kep ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Pushkar 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
The arrival of a brand new grandson has prompted me to book tickets again, this time heading to England late December 2016, to visit my daughter and her family near Bristol. I won't be blogging our private family time, but there will certainly will be days when I'll be snapping more than family photos and they will be the days I'll blog about here.
I also have a four day stopover in Barcelona (Spain) on the way home, where I'll enjoy wandering the streets with my camera and visiting the incredible creations of Antonio Gaudi. ... full info