Deeper Into Sir Lankan Hill Country

The next instalment! The continuing stoooory of a pig who's gone to the dogs... 28th of March 2018 Developed a bit of a man flu. Actually it’s been pretty bad. Still I felt that I should press on because I was all the way out in Sri Lankan hill country and I should see something. …

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Jaisalmer and a Camel Safari

Hi folks, continuing on in my journal/diary style blogging from my India/Sri Lanka tri, here’s the lowdown from the last few days. Sunday 18th of March Dawn arrived in Jaisalmer. I didn’t leave the hotel in the morning really except to have breakfast and lunch at the vegetarian restaurant next door. I had gone to …

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Airports, Airlines, Queues, Disorientation – the First Day of a Trip

The following post was written at various points of the day on the 11th of March, 2018 as I begin my latest trip. I’ll complete the blog later but right now I’m writing from my first flight of the journey, on Scoot Flight 109 Melbourne to Singapore. I am in Business Class – Scoot Biz, …

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Border Crossings – the Bad

Last week I wrote about some of the better border crossings I’ve experienced. Today I’m going to talk about the less good experiences. So, I need to start with a caveat – I’ve never really been stuck with a really bad border crossing. What would that be? Well, probably one where I didn’t even get …

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What I am Looking Forward to in India and Sri Lanka

My last blog was a retrospective, today I’m looking forward to my trip – I am leaving on the 11th of March. It’s a week away! And no, I’m not very ready… And I’m flying into Rajasthan’s main city, Jaipur. From there I go to Jaisalmer, Jodphur and then to Delhi. Then I fly to …

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