The hill station of Darjeeling is situated in the heart of the Indian Himalayas and is home to tea plantations and temples. From Tiger Hill, there are beautiful views of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world. It’s no wonder the Institute of Mountaineering is based in the city. Join us on our trip to the tea-producing capital of the world!
McLeod Ganj – Home of the Dalai Lama We took an overnight bus from Delhi to Dharamsala, high in the Himalayas. Our hotel was situated between the tiny hippie village of Dharamkot and the Dalai Lama’s home of exile, McLeod
Sickness Hits in Ranthambore When we arrived back from Ranthambore fort, we had cheese omelettes for breakfast, a decision that would cost us dearly. By midnight, we had both been sick several times and were suffering from diarrhoea. We hadn’t
A Quick Jaunt to the UK Those four weeks were pretty crazy. Ku had to get a new passport as her passport had run out of pages. Additionally, we needed to go through the oh-so-painful process of obtaining Indian visas!
The Road to Varanasi As the sun in India came up, a bicycle rickshaw took us to the border. There, a mile-long row of lorries were waiting for the enduring Nepalese strike to come to a close. The crossing was smooth,