India, Part 3: Jaipur - The Pink City October 14th 2013 I woke up at 6am, ready for the train to Jaipur from Agra. Unfortunately the train wasn't ready for me and turned up a whole 2 hours late! This perplexed the shit out of me, so I asked around in that frantically stressed-out way that commuters often do, sure I'd mucked up somehow. The most comprehensible response I got was that it's "not an important train". Turns out there's only one track, and m ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur 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
G'day! I'm Clayton, and I'm a South African born New Zealander living in London. Since this is mildly headache-inducing and I don't really belong anywhere, I prefer to consider myself a "Citizen of the World".
Thanks to my entrepreneurial globe-trotting parents, I've travelled for as long as I can remember - starting with Hong Kong at age 5. I also lived on a boat with my family during my teenage years, where we navigated our way from SA to NZ and everywhere in-between.
I don't believe there will ever be a cure for my subsequent travel bug.... full info