All of this to explain how I come to make a snap decision — a bad one — on the ferry between Rhodes and Marmaris.
By now it’s dark and I’ve begun to imagine what my new life in a Chinese refugee camp will be like. Will I learn the language? Might I fall in love? Will I finally learn to cook rice?
Date: 8 July Location: One Hot Yoga, waiting for class with yogi-like patience (believable?) Notable sightings: friends galore. Dirty little secret: I don’t wash my yoga mat very often. I […]
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: 11 May, Mothers' Day. Location: on the road again, between Lumbini and Chitwan, Nepal. Notable sightings: the most chilled immigration imaginable; peace in the birthplace of Buddha, Lumbini, Nepal. […]
Date: 10 May Location: on the road trip from hell, somewhere between Varanasi and the Nepalese border. Notable sightings: urgh, too tired and hot to care. Hours driven: 9 Hours […]
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 […]
Date: 13 April, Palm Sunday / Tamil New Year's Eve Location: sunny rooftop, Pride Hotel, Chennai Notable sightings: my first rogue cow, stunning Dravidian architecture, slums and sidewalk sleepers Marriage […]