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  • Down Time in MararikulamWoke up to the early morning sounds of boats and water activity; had breakfast and then cruised around for an hour or so before disembarking for our trip to next destination. Unfortunately one of our group has come down with Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 25, 2014
  • Fish and RiceThe day starts of at 6.30 am with a visit to the local fish market! Yes, this a rare thing for one to be up at this hour but rather ironic to be off to a fish market, being Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 24, 2014
  • A Birthday in a special place Mark's birthday today and he has caught himself a doozy of a flu/cold. So plenty of drugs later and rattling away we've set off on our first day of 6, travelling around Kerela - apparently one of the richest Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 23, 2014
  • Goa with sore feetGreat day here in paradise - started off with an amble (we weren't really awake at this hour of 9ish) down to the private beach that belongs to the assorted Hotels that flank the seaboard. Many energetic Russians sun-tanning on Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 21, 2014
  • Sailing down the GangesOff early again for a two hour drive before we were deposited at the Ganges River to begin our mammoth 7 hour journey down the River. It was a lovely sunny day and all we were going to be doing Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 14, 2014
  • Born in the these HillsAnother piece of family history here as we visit the hill station of Shimla where Dad was born. As his parents ( mother in particular) used to come up to the hills to get away from the heat on the Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 28, 2014
  • I don't mind this city KolkataThis is getting bad but we were up again around 5ish to go and see the amazing flower market here in the city. Needless to say the city was mostly asleep with the homeless zizzing on their sheets of newspaper Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 20, 2014
  • Sunrise and set over the TajYesterday was spent in transit - 9 hours on the train, this time in a 3-tier a/con carriage. I don't think you want to read about this trip on the train, suffice to say we made it to Agra and Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 12, 2014
  • Transit to DelhiArrive in Delhi after spending overnight on the train from Khajuraho - on the Khajuraho-H Nizamuddin Express in the AC 2 Tier sleeping quarters at a cost of 1,390 rupees (AUS$25.00) We join our other G adventures Tour Group to Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 7, 2014
  • Art and all things BeautifulDay starts at 5.30am as we get ready to take the milk train to Khajuraho -70 kms southish of Jhansi, a 5 hour train trip that is only done second-class unreserved seating- yasus you'd think we'd learn! We arrive at Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 4, 2014
  • Why Here in Jhansi?This is another of those family places that I must visit, Jhansi, which is described by Lonely Plant as a place that one only passes through to somewhere else. However from my point it is the place where my Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Mar 3, 2014
  • Family Business in CoimbatoreCaught the train from Kochi - the Bangalore Express in the AC Chair Car leaving Kochi (Eranakulam Junction) at 9ish and arriving at Coimbatore 12.45pm ($4.00 AUD each). Very efficient service, plenty of gents walking back and forth Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 28, 2014
  • Goa to Cochin - canned and cained and caned!A travelling day today - Goa to Cochin by plane. We head to Cochin to start on a 7-day small group tour with G Adventures checking out the backwaters around Kerala - ( http://www.gadventures.com/trips/beaches-backwaters/AHBB/2014/ ) gives you the full blo Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 22, 2014
  • Goa - with styleToday we flew out of Mumbai at 2.30pm with Jet Airways to arrive in Goa at 3.25pm ( that's what the ticket said) and that's what happened! True to form we went to Starbucks for a Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 20, 2014
  • Fun! food and F...ups!Our morning did arrive at 4.25am and we duly got ourselves to the plane seat at 6.35 to take off to KL, in time to catch our flight to Mumbai, where we would arrive at the grand time of midday! Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 18, 2014
  • Mumbai Majic?Well, a day in Mumbai can test the patience, stamina, nose, ear and taste systems of the human body! The day started late with breakfast (lawd knows what Mark ate!) out of the way by 10am and I got geared Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Feb 19, 2014
  • Birthday gifts Ahmedabad Birthday gifts Ahmedabad by winks of joy! Gifting is something special that we do to make someone near our heart, feel extraordinarily special. And hometown of Winks of Joy is full of those people who know the importance of Posted by winksofjoy in WINKS OF JOY | Jun 10, 2017
  • A Short Tour of South IndiaThree and a half weeks since mum and I arrived in India. Me for the third time in seven years and Mum for the second time in 40 years! I had not forgotten the chaos, dust, unpleasantly pungent smells and Posted by Amyexploring in India 2017 | Jun 10, 2017
  • Haj Umrah Package and Hotel Booking - PlanhajumrahPlanHajUmrah.com is India's pioneer in e-commerce pilgrimage devoted to full-fledged spiritual journey to the holy land of Makkah, Madina and other holy places. The portal offers best prices for all types of Haj, Umrah and Islamic Tours through tie-ups wi Posted by seoexpertizhar in Best Packages Haj Umrah - Plan Haj Umrah | Jun 8, 2017
  • Turtle beach day 4idyllic day today.beach,pool and beer on terrace.one more day here and then Sri Lanka. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/896866/large_953big-su Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 3, 2015
  • Final day in IndiaA short walk to the catholic basilica followed by a stroll past old colonial buildings.we intended going to the indo-Portuguese museum but failed to find it, A tuktuk driver said he'd take us and we ended up at the Indian Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 6, 2015
  • ElephantsOur driver arranged to pick us up at 3.30pm from the resort.This meant we had almost a full day by the pool and after a late lunch he took us back to Fort Cochin via a big temple festival which Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 5, 2015
  • Turtle beach day 5Our last full day in this wonderfully relaxing resort. Beach,pool,tea on the terrace and sunset on the beach. Bliss! [img=http:// Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 4, 2015
  • Turtle beach day 3We spent the day by the pool relaxing in the sunshine.It clouded over late in the day and deprived us of a sunset and did have a few minutes of rain which cleared the air a bit. So we sat Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 2, 2015
  • Turtle beach day 2After breakfast we arrange for some beer to be sent for. 200 rupee tuktuk charge will get you a maximum of 5 bottles of kingfisher at 100 rupee each.the driver can't buy anymore than that.bonkers but the hotel chain is Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Mar 1, 2015
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