India

Country number:
25
Territory number:
27
"[India is] the one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for all the shows of all the rest of the globe combined."
Mark Twain

Tales from India

India - Andaman Islands - Beware the Jarwa and the Salties - The Northern Pacific 13

Indigenous Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off limits to visitors. Residents of these islands mainly belong to the...
Indigenous Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off limits to visitors. Residents of these islands mainly belong to the Jarwa tribe. They are less than 500 in number and do not interact with outsiders.
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India - The Golden Bird, in a Nutshell

I have a love- hate relationship with India. It is an endlessly fascinating assault on the senses: colourful, vibrant, and wonderfully spiritual.
I have a love- hate relationship with India. It is an endlessly fascinating assault on the senses: colourful, vibrant, and wonderfully spiritual.
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India - Kashmir - Murder on the Oriental Boat - Down the Karakorum Highway 3

Almost the moment we arrive in Kashmir the FCO changes its travel advice from don’t go into the town to don’t travel to Srinagar...
Almost the moment we arrive in Kashmir the FCO changes its travel advice from don’t go into the town to don’t travel to Srinagar at all
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India - Goa - Where It Rocks - Tiger Tour 3

My hotel might be quiet but Goa is rocking, very different to my last visit five years ago.
My hotel might be quiet but Goa is rocking, very different to my last visit five years ago.
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India - Mumbai Magic - Tiger Tour 2

Mumbai is huge, sprawling, full of skyscrapers intermingled with Victorian villas and mansions, as well as the inevitable slum
Mumbai is huge, sprawling, full of skyscrapers intermingled with Victorian villas and mansions, as well as the inevitable slum
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India - Tiger Safari - Just! - Tiger Tour 1

My goodness it's cold here on my tiger safari in the early morning. I've got a blanket, scarf, gloves, fleece, a cardigan ...
My goodness it's cold here on my tiger safari in the early morning. I've got a blanket, scarf, gloves, fleece, a cardigan and it's still freezing in the jeep.
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India - Across the North East by Train

I have an ambiguous relationship with India. I’m sucked back in to further visits, drawn by the exotica, the colour and the fact that...
I have an ambiguous relationship with India. I’m sucked back in to further visits, drawn by the exotica, the colour and the fact that it is fascinatingly utterly different to anywhere else. It’s also always a challenge to my resilience and patience
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Idyllic India - Kerala - The Land of Ayurveda

Kerala. On to a boat cruise in the Periyar ‘Tiger Safari’ park. As Lonely Planet says, ‘it doesn’t scream wildlife experience’.
Kerala. On to a boat cruise in the Periyar ‘Tiger Safari’ park. As Lonely Planet says, ‘it doesn’t scream wildlife experience’.
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