Category Archives: India

Stat’s Boy

You’re sat in the office on a dull afternoon reading this immensely interesting blog and quietly wondering to yourself, how can he afford all this? This round the world trip has been a long term plan of mine ever since … Continue reading

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Photos

Finally… Here are a selection of pics from my last two weeks in India. More to follow. Don’t know when though. Darjeeling and Sikkim Varanasi Enjoy.

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India

Excuse the week or so since my last post. It has taken me a while to collect my thoughts. When I arrived in Bangkok I spent several days doing nothing. I was really lazy, lacking energy to do anything (apart … Continue reading

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Varanasi & that ill faited train journey

Poised on the Ganges, Varanasi, the most holy of all Indian sites, is so surrounded in hype that I actually left the place a little disappointed. That said, thinking back now it was a great experience. Maybe it was the … Continue reading

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Helicopters, Trains and Auto Rickshaws

From one of the best journeys to one of the worst? How much would you expect to pay for a helicopter ride out of the Himalayas? 25 quid can’t be bad can it? I didn’t think so either and despite … Continue reading

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Gangtok

Our first sunny day in Darjeeling, typically, was the day we were leaving. For the first time we could see the snow capped peak the world’s third largest mountain, Kangchenjunga. We didn’t have time to take in the views however … Continue reading

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The Rickshaw Run…

… starts tomorrow with what is promised to be a mighty fine Chicken Byriani. As more teams arrive in Cochin I’m starting to get quite excited. This blog will remain quiet for the next 2 – 4 weeks as I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I spent a long time yesterday writing a post about our three day train journey. I spell checked it in gmail and in the process of copying it back into wordpress I lost 80% of the post (It was a … Continue reading

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