Flashback to our crazy and beautiful three months travelling through India, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
As you may notice the following post has been written by Tom 🙂 The Indian trip was over, we had stuck it out and stayed until the last day of our visa but now it was time to hit the modern amenities and youthful atmosphere we had pined for. An overnight flight from Kochi to … More Back to normality in KL
Travel is not about finding yourself, it’s about discovering who you are not. This is something that I have definitely found from travelling, it does change you but it most certainly doesn’t turn on this lightbulb to let you know who you are and what you are to do for the rest of your life. … More Travel is not about finding yourself
We had heard mixed responses of the Southern Thai Island Koh Lanta; dirty, beautiful, busy, peaceful, touristy, local. However we have come away with a very set opinion of Lanta; an island that should definitely be explored, with beautiful jungles, incredible white sandy beaches, great bars and restaurants that overlook stunning beach scenery and the … More Lanta Lanta
3 trains, 5 buses, 4 taxis, 15 rickshaws, 4 ferries and 1 boat ride later we had made it to our last stop in India. A month full of experience, sights, lessons, emotions, sickness, beauty, hatred, anger, frustration, tiredness and excitement. I can say that India has been a real challenge to travel and I … More Later India
Goats are clearly allowed to roam the filth ridden streets of India, munching on posters as a daily meal. Amusing and cute to see but a sad quality of life. Free the goats of India!
A little slice of heaven that hasn’t been exposed to many tourists is just 10km north of Alleppey – Marari beach. We heard no other backpackers talk of the place but were recommended it by a couple we met. We booked ourselves two nights at the loveliest place we’ve stayed yet! Umapathi Homestay. Umapathi being … More Family away from home
Our overnight bus ride to Munnar in our final Indian state Kerala took a lovely 13 hours. Leaving from the safety of our hotel in Bangalore, we were shovelled into a rickshaw, who was very angry and ripped us off, dropped us at the bus depot and we said our angry goodbyes back to him! … More Wifi doesn’t exist in the clouds
The love-hate relationship with this weird and fascinating country has not only continued but intensified as we hit the main cities. After the tranquility and adventure of the amazing Hampi, it was time to head south towards Karnataka but, to get there, first up was a daunting overnight train ride. We’d soaked up the experience … More India: The land that split opinion (Part 2)
We’re travelling together, we write together so why no collaborate on this blog and take turns in writing a post. Here goes, welcoming a first post from Tom; India, what have you done to me? Underwhelming and beautiful, dirty and spectacular, down-right rude and hospitable. Trying to explain our month is extremely difficult as one … More India: The land that split opinion (Part 1)