Happy Pongal Everyone January 13th 2018 Woolly says – Following a dreadful night of noise we were bleary eyed and tired climbing onto our train, Jo’s foresight in reserving us onto a Class 2 AC carriage meant that we had beds for our eight hour journey, we made quick work of getting into them and snoozing the ride away. Our first sight of Trichy was a welcome relief, lots of greenery and although horns still blared from every direct ... read more
Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Tiruchirappalli 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
'We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us'
A truly multi-national mammoth that travels the world visiting places of interest, making new friends and causing mischief wherever he can. With my carer Jo (bless her!) I have scaled castle walls, walked in the footsteps of Roman Emperors and Maharajah's, climbed mountains, contemplated caverns, caves and canyons and attempted the Le Mans 24 hour race on a skateboard! Whether it be climbing a Minaret in Mostar, Paddling in the Arabian Sea, Scaling mountains in Kotor, Feeding chickens in France or Catching trains in India, not... full info