Hampi January 28th 2014 Oh all we ever seem to do is catch a train. I am sure by now you guys are all trained out. I really like train travel and its all so comfortable and well organized. We met a couple in our compartment the husband lectures in tool and dye cutting and she is a professor of engineering/ they had recently been to South Africa so we had lots to talk about. Every youngster we speak to is studying enginee ... read more
Asia » India » Karnataka » Hampi 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
trying to get to grips with travelblog is the first step of this adventure to china and i am trying to get it sorted out before i leave!! hope 5 weeks will be enough time???
just some location of where cape town actually is: its situated on a peninsula with the most well known landmark icon of Table Mountain - Hoerikwagga in local language- and has been declared a World Heritage Site. Not far from Cape Town (about 2and a half hours) is the real tip of Africa - Cape Aghullas the southerly most tip of this continent.
Since I first started this blog i have traveled extensively with Terry to C... full info