Here I go again... January 18th 2016
Here I go again - in more ways than one.
It’s two years or so since I last wrote here on TravelBlog. In the meantime, I’ve tried other prettier, more flexible, but decidedly less friendly blogsites. However, I’ve really missed the bonhomie of the many TravelBlog friends I made during my previous 96 blogs here – so here I go again...
The other ‘again’, of course, refers to ... 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
Once upon a time, I was something important in the UK travel industry, where I spent more than 35 years of my working life roaming the globe at someone else's expense. So, if you dream of living overseas on less than 10 Dollars a day, be warned: I'm an experienced, mature traveller - not a backpacker. You won't find stories here about me thumbing my way across the Sahara, slumming it in cockroach-infested hostels, or sharing a room with giant mosquitoes!
Oh, and I'm British - so you can expect a stiff upper lip in times of adversity and a sense of humour that's often not understood by other... full info