My memories of inspirational India

Explore my past blog posts to find out more about my travels through India and to get tips for your own adventures!

Mumbai: last days in India

August 4, 2014
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After our relaxed few weeks by the beach in Goa, and with the memories of Delhi not so far away, we weren’t especially excited about hitting one of the world’s most populated metropolises. But hit it we did, arriving into the main station before 6am. Admittedly, it didn’t start well. Despite our tired protestations, the […]

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Capture the Colour 2013

October 9, 2013

Sneaking in just before the closing date, here’s my entry to Travel Supermarket’s annual photography competition with a few of my humble pictures, representing the colours red, blue, green, yellow and white. Having entered last year too, I knew it’d be a good excuse to trawl back through my archives. It makes me realise it’s […]

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Seeing the Keralan Backwaters on a Budget

May 28, 2013
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Many tourists to the beautiful Keralan Backwaters in southern India take cruises through the channels and canals on beautifully-converted rice barges – an image that was firmly imprinted in my mind when I arrived in Kerala. But on a budget of £10-15 each a day, it soon transpired that this simply wasn’t going to be […]

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My top 10 wow moments

November 8, 2012
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You know what I mean; the moment when your lips part in the same way as when you spot an ex-lover, a moment in which time passes more slowly for a few seconds while your brain processes everything you’re seeing, hearing, smelling , touching. And then, just as the moment is passing you by, happily […]

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The world’s best graffiti

September 19, 2012
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My RTW trip gave me the time to be creative again. I didn’t make much, but I did think about it and soon realised I was appreciating global art and architecture and design anew. It was a trip that was in all senses of the word, inspiring. And one thing that barely caught my attention […]

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Capture the colour 2012

September 3, 2012

Travel Supermarket have just been running a competition for the best travel shots to capture the colours red, white, blue, green and yellow.I’ve been a bit hectic over the last few days so having chosen my photos, never got the chance to actually compose them into a post. But still, it was a fun little […]

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Delhi: First days in India

August 27, 2012
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Our last minutes in Delhi were spent frantically buzzing from railway station to railway station through the congested streets of the old city in a frantic search for the right train, but forget that for now, let’s start at the beginning… Our flight landed in Delhi amidst darkness and thunderstorms. After moving slickly through the […]

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