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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 16th – Kanniyakumari, the tip of the iceberg

Formerly known as Cape Comorin, Kanniyakumari is a pilgrimage town that is set right down on the most southerly tip of the Indian mainland, and is famed for the point at which the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the … Continue reading

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April 9th – An unexpected invitation

The touching and slightly morbid Buddhist practice of sifting through the charred remains of one’s master in order to glean mystic prophesies from the omnipresence of the deceased dates back to the cremation of the man himself. It is alleged … 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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