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May 16th – Going it alone

We awoke early that morning, despite both having sore heads from drinking too much and fighting off dog attacks. Alec was going home. He had only planned on accompanying me for a month or two and he was finally running … Continue reading

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May 7th – Artistic feats and street eats

 The palace that greeted our arrival to Mysore was something more of an enigma than we had originally realised. It was not quite the piece of Mughal architecture that it had seemed from several hundred feet away, but in fact … Continue reading

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May 5th – Hunting for tigers

Our jeep arrived at six-thirty this morning, as we had requested the previous evening. The early start was, for once, enthusiastically embarked upon on my part, although I couldn’t vouch for Alec’s enthusiasm. There was one very simple reason for … Continue reading

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April 25th – Kerala’s coastline

Up the main streets of Trivandrum that it felt like we had explored so long ago, we grabbed a late breakfast. My order of what called itself a ‘Rocket Roast’ in the very normal-looking canteen turned out to be not … Continue reading

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April 20th – Kodaikanal

Our free tourist map of Kodai courtesy of the tourist board resembled a MacDonald’s kiddie play sheet. Abandoning it after about five minutes, we instead took to first wandering around the towns’ bustling central roads that were scattered with stalls … Continue reading

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April 13th – The problem with Sri Lanka

It was good to be back on the coast. As I wrote my diary, I sat back on the beach with the Indian Ocean lapping at my feet and a cool Three Coins beer by my side. Ive always derived … Continue reading

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April 8th – Kandy

Kandy is a pleasant city, nestled up in the heart of the Hill Country, suffering from neither the pollution of Colombo, nor the sweltering smog and heat. The large man-made lake in the valley is looked down upon by the … Continue reading

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