In which we acclimatise nicely to villa life.
Date: 16 May Location: waiting for my turn to paraglide, the second highest peak above the Kathmandu Valley Notable sightings: the Himalayas We so like to snicker at all the […]
Date: 12 May Location: watching the sun go down over the jungle, Ghumtee Rivera Lodge, Chitwan National Park Notable sightings: one-horned rhinos! “And the bathroom situation…” This is Ravi, explaining […]
Date: 8 May Location: a sand island, the Ganges, Uttar Pradesh Notable sightings: dolphins in the Ganges! Showers enjoyed in the last few days: nil. Right before sundown our three […]
Date: 7 May Location: floating down the Ganges on a dinky sailboat filled with carpets and pillows, blasting The Lumineers on Babysitters' Club's bluetooth speakers, somewhere between Allahbad and Varanssi. […]
Date: 2 May Location: the shaded terrace, Bhanwar Vila, the local Maharajah's palace-come-homestay, Karauli Notable sightings: peacocks (I love peacocks); a swimming pool that looks like its been here since […]
Date: 27 April Location: seat 35A, Jet Airways flight from Trivandrum to Mumbai, en route to Delhi Notable sightings: Indian airplane food. Not as bad as you might think. (Effect: […]
Date: 15 April Location: the oldest colonial cafe in India, The Boulevard, Pondicherry Notable sightings: no zoo 😦 My goodness, I seem to be overly capable of getting myself into […]