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  • KhajurahoWe went to Khajuraho to see the so called Kama-sutra temples. Apparently around the 10th century when the temples were built it was ok to have temples full of erotic carvings. Luckily the temples after being abandoned were hidden so Posted by joxa in j&x travels | May 17, 2014
  • Varanasi (Benares)Varanasi is said to be the holiest city of India and also one of the oldest living cities in the world. However, the buildings are no more than 200 years old as the whole city was destroyed by a number Posted by joxa in j&x travels | May 17, 2014
  • Extraordinary India and Wonderful Nepal (1)It’s just over 4,000 miles to Delhi from London; a mere eight and a half hours before you are plunged into a country of extremes which will eventually leave you exhausted and fascinated in equal measure. Whether it is the Posted by david.byne in New Territory | May 15, 2014
  • Hyderabad, India. Part IISurprisingly I met a few Canadians who were also attending the conference. One night we went out to a night market that was selling everything from plastic gold elephants to bracelets, sandals and saris. We strolled around for quite a Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | May 14, 2014
  • KOLKATA - THE INDIAN NYCOh Kolkata! Yes, I mean it that way too but I'm actually talking about the name of a restaurant where I am sitting as I write this post. A fancy, Bengali restaurant. Bengali being of West Bengal, the Posted by Ivoriejenkins in In Search for the POLKA DOTTED UNICORN | May 13, 2014
  • Hyderabad, India. Part I. Since arriving home from East Africa three weeks ago I had been preparing for the upcoming ISPPD (International Symposium on Pneumococcus and Pneumococcal Disease) conference. I had sub Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | May 13, 2014
  • BodhgayaIt was a very long journey to Bodhgaya and we were welcomed by a very intense heat. After the usual room hunting we went for a walk around the town. Bodhgaya is famous as it is here where the Bodhi Posted by joxa in j&x travels | May 11, 2014
  • DarjeelingIndia at that time of the year is very hot with temperatures going over 40°C. Luckily it is much less humid than Indochina but still is affecting us hugely. Therefore our idea to go to Darjeeling, the Himalayan hill station Posted by joxa in j&x travels | May 11, 2014
  • KolkattaKolkatta was our gentle introduction to India. We decided to stay in a homestay called Crazy Wanderers, the choice we have been so happy about. Crazy Wanderers is a foundation helping slum children and at the same time a cozy Posted by joxa in j&x travels | May 11, 2014
  • ANOTHER BID FAREWELLWith a heavy heart I report that my time as a school teacher has come to an end. Last Friday was my final day and I sadly left my host family the following Saturday afternoon. The hostel boys, Posted by Ivoriejenkins in In Search for the POLKA DOTTED UNICORN | May 10, 2014
  • More Jaipur: Indians in India??! (Om shanti shanti...)We had our first encounter with the Indian postal service in Jaipur. This crazy three hour experience involved being told to go to the Customs Office on the first floor of the post office. In this dusty and largely unmanned Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Nov 20, 2013
  • THE LITTLE BEAUTY PARLOR THAT COULDSo, it's been 2 months and I was eager to get my eyebrows threaded. There's never much to thread because my hair is fine hair and grows at a snails pace but I really wanted to say that I paid Posted by Ivoriejenkins in In Search for the POLKA DOTTED UNICORN | May 6, 2014
  • And when we sat and talkedI broke a promise. It’s as simple as that. I broke not only a promise but also broke someone’s trust and heart all at once. Bad bad me… I don’t know from where to begin… its one long story. And this is one story Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | May 5, 2014
  • And when we sat and talkedI broke a promise. It’s as simple as that. I broke not only a promise but also broke someone’s trust and heart all at once. Bad bad me… I don’t know from where to begin… its one long story. And this is one story Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | May 5, 2014
  • Little Acts of Love MY CHIRPY BUDDY A light sleeper that I am, I logged in to my messenger at the wee hour of the morning today. The very act of grabbing my phone while I was still groggy and in a semi dream Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | May 5, 2014
  • Little Acts of Love MY CHIRPY BUDDY A light sleeper that I am, I logged in to my messenger at the wee hour of the morning today. The very act of grabbing my phone while I was still groggy and in a semi dream Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | May 5, 2014
  • Incredible IndiaThe well-chosen slogan from India's tourism authority sums it up in two words: Incredible India! Delhi: A total assault of the senses from the minute you step out of the airport terminal even at 4AM. If there's one piece of Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | May 1, 2014
  • Slumming itFor my last day in India I decided to join a PETE (providing education to everyone) guided walk in a Dehli slum. The living conditions are abhorrent but the people are amazing. Weaving through open sewer drains, foot wide alleys, Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 28, 2014
  • Varanasi, Holy Cow!Early morning flight to Varanasi, the spiritual home of Hinduism. Situated on the sacred Ganges river, the holy city of Varanasi has a 4,500 year history it is said to be one of the oldest continually occupied cities in the Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 26, 2014
  • Disco palaces and a labyrinth of stares: women + IndiaAt last, Rajasthan! The land of elephants and camels, forts and palaces. As soon as we stored at our hotel I felt we were in a different world. We wandered into a reception that resembled the living room of a Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Nov 18, 2013
  • The Pink CityToday I explored the Rajasthan city of Jaipur, the 'Pink City'. When the Royal family visited Jaipur in the early 20th century a lot of the buildings within the old city walls were painted pink as a mark of welcome Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 25, 2014
  • They don't like cricket.....................Oh no, they love it! More on that later. Early start again this morning for sunrise at the Taj Mahal. I'm sure this is meant to be a time for peaceful reflection but not with this crowd. Pushing & shoving Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 24, 2014
  • Indien, der Süden Teil 3 Unser nächstes Ziel war Pondicherry. Unterwegs kamen wir nicht nur an diesem schwerbepackten Wagen vorbei.... ...sondern Posted by daria-unterwegs in Auf nach Asien | Apr 22, 2014
  • Life & DeathUp early this morning to attend the morning Aarti at the Hare Krishna IKSCON temple. Footwear needed to be removed and for the small fee of 20 INR you could guarantee my sandals would be there on my return and Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Apr 23, 2014
  • Alleppey & Cochin[See all the photos [[http://s981.photobucket.com/user/danseal/library/India/Kovalam%20and%20Alleppey|here.]] . Password same as for the blog] Alleppey is the home of the famous Keralan backwaters, a tropical Amsterdam or Venice, just wit Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Apr 23, 2014
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