NE India 2: Finding our Roots

NE India 2: Finding our Roots

Day 294 – Wednesday, February 12th 2014 Getting an early start after a breakfast on the gas station forecourt, we arrived in Guwahati, the largest city in the north-east by quite some margin, at around 2:30. We were forced to negotiate quite hard against the cities many one way systems before we were permitted to … Continue reading

NE India 1: The King of the Mountains

NE India 1: The King of the Mountains

Day 283 – Saturday, February 1st 2014 We awoke in that most colonial outpost of North East India: Darjeeling. At 2000 meters above sea level, it had been refreshingly cool overnight – calling for cosy thick bedcovers, and within a few minutes’ walk of the Gymkhana parking lot we would be treated to a view … Continue reading

Nepal: The Final Installment

Nepal: The Final Installment

Day 272 – Tuesday, January 21st 2014 We were getting closer to Ivor, and to resuming our life on the road, but we were not there yet. We woke in our KL hotel and had ourselves shuttled to the airport ready for our last flight back to Nepal. After a Mc-Breakfast we boarded our flight, … Continue reading

The Land Down Under….

The Land Down Under….

… Where women glow, and men plunder. So the song goes. But then it also claims “Where beer flows and men chunder”, which is plainly disgusting – so instead of quoting terrible pop songs, how about we get on with the blog? Day 243 – Monday, December 23rd 2013 When in Rome, eat pizza and … Continue reading

Thailand – Ding Dong, Mai Thai Round 2

Thailand – Ding Dong, Mai Thai Round 2

Day 225 – Thursday, December 5th 2013 After suffering through an atrocious stop over between flights at Kuala Lumpur LCC – arriving at 4am, and with a departure at around midday we got what little sleep we could manage slumped at McDonald’s tables. Don’t worry – we are aware that we are on a massive … Continue reading