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May 15th – The end of the season, pt.II

We spent the day on the beach today, enjoying the stunning sand and crashing waves. As ever, the calm ripples of the early morning sea had been whipped up to a rough-and-tumble by the time the sun was above us. … Continue reading

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May 14th – The end of the season

We moved off from Arumbol the next morning, heading further back down the beach to Anjuna. Anjuna beach was certainly one of the more famous locations in Goa. Despite being the location where a British girl had recently gone missing, … Continue reading

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May 11th – Over the Ghats

We left Hampi early the next morning, taking pleasure in disobeying our orders to return to the police station for a further reprimand and – perhaps – a proper, scheduled and supervised beating. I have occasionally wondered what would have … Continue reading

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May 4th – Drinking in the dark

From Nalimbur, we further trundled into the foothills of the Western Ghats. Having left the relative comfort of the railways behind, the high wheel-base of the Humvee-like public busses were our means up the windy roads and through the close, … Continue reading

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April 28th – Allapey

I had been dozing through the helicopter-din of heavy rain on the roof above our heads but the thunder clap bought me sharply to my senses. It had been a strange and restless night in our little green box, plagued … Continue reading

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April 4th – At World’s End

Oh my, what fun life can throw at you sometimes. I am now sat, comfy, clean, warm and expectantly hungry for the imminent feast that I’m about to have laid out in front of me. We are sat in a … Continue reading

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April 2nd – Into the jungle: Sinharaja Nature Reserve

The day started with a curiously British breakfast of toast and jam, powdered scrambled egg, yoghurt and fruit before Bandulla, our hired jungle-guide arrived. Bandulla drove us in his little Nissan through some rutted dirt-track paddy-fields, up some narrow hillside … Continue reading

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