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Why borrowed slippers, eunuchs and video cameras make for an interesting train ride in India

Fire extinguishers at the Canacona train station in Goa. (©MRandin)

George Winters said, “If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport”, which is why we decided to take the train to Udipi – my dad’s hometown. Continue reading


Returning to the motherland!

I am currently writing this post from a little internet cafe in Goa, India. It’s one of the coolest (literally) places on the beach at the moment. Outside the sun’s beginning to set and a lazy walk along Patnem beach over to Palolem for a candle light dinner is on the cards.

We’ve been here a week and I’m enjoying every minute of it. The sights, the smells, the sounds, the colours – there’s so much life everywhere. Especially  in Mumbai where we first landed.

It may be a week before I can start properly blogging again. But until then, here’s wishing you all a wonderful, happy and peaceful Christmas.