Udaipur Tour

After a lovely meal last night overlooking the lake, we were up early this morning and onto the ferry over to the landing stage. We were met by Vikram and our guide for the morning, Chadhra. Clearly one of the … Continue reading

Mumbai (con’t)

We had a wonderful evening last night, in an Arabic/Syrian restaurant on the 20th floor overlooking the Gateway To India. Great party, on a par with the best, but only missing the fireworks. After a lie-in and a late breakfast, … Continue reading

Reflections from your India correspondent.

Well, what do we think so far? Kerala was just as it says on the tin- quiet, undeveloped and beautiful. Except for the dawn & dusk calls to prayer from the mosques, & the party type singing & chanting from … Continue reading

Final Day ( continued )

Having spent a week chilling out on our terrace, I decided that it was time to do something different. And so I hung out in a hammock, and what a different perspective you get. And I went in the sea, … Continue reading

A Very Different Christmas.

When we’ve been away for Christmas before, even in non Christian countries, you’ve always known that it was Christmas. Not here. We hear the sound of the call to prayer at the mosque, and the singing from the Hindu temples … Continue reading