Highlights from one year of travelling (2010-11)

It was an amazing year and I can’t believe we are home. Here are some of the best bits (along side ratings as you would expect from us): Brazil (8.5/10) Staying in the cool neighbourhood of Santa Teresa in a lovely pousada (Rio) Dancing the samba and getting drunk in Lapa (Rio) Watching the World…

A (nearly) perfect last three weeks…

After some last minute flight bookings we found ourselves on a flight from Ladakh to Delhi and then onto Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital. But we didn’t hang around there as were keen to get down to the coast. The next day we took an old-fashioned rickety local train, which ran right down the coast (along…

Who would have thought it snows in India?

After a very hot two months we decided to escape the heat and see a different side of India. And so it was, that we were flying precariously over snow-capped mountains on our way to Leh in Ladakh, in the far north-west of the country. The landing was particularly hairy with peaks all around the…