Lets Talk About India: Animals, Food, Hustlers, Marriage and more…

Push the guide books aside, here’s my first hand round up of thoughts and observations after a first and very worthwhile trip to India.

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Out and About in Mauritius #4

Next, a quick visit to one of the best sugar factories I’ve see on my travels so far,ย (well actually it wasn’t quick, itย  was a pretty long visit given the size of the factory and outside grounds) an interesting tour at theย Lโ€™Aventure du Sucreย (Sugar Adventure), in Pamplemousse Mauritius. You’ll learn some of the history behind […]

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Books on the Beach: Cycling from India to Europe for Love?

What a beautifully written story, a true story. The author of ‘The Amazing Story of the Man who Cycled from India to Europe for Love’ ย by Per J Andersson and uses such rich and vivid description that I felt like ‘I was there’ with the characters right from the opening chapter, absorbing the sounds, their […]

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Carreg Cennen Castle Carmarthenshire

When in Wales, you never get tired of castles, so here’s another magnificent beauty,ย Carreg Cennen Castle, in Carmarthenshire near the River Cennen. ย Building began around the fourth century, yet it’s ruins are incredibly well preserved, and majestic. It’s a steep walk, great for the legs and the views are worth every step. “One of the […]

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