Posts In: India

Tuktuk Trails & Auto Lessons

July 30, 2017 Featured, India

Since losing our bikes on the edge of Europe we’ve had to get inventive regarding our modes of transport. Whilst the loss of the freedom of two wheels has been a big deal for us both we’ve made something of…

Wonder in Kovalam Beach

June 18, 2017 Featured, India

Wonder. One of the better human traits. It is often referred to as a child-like but it is, at its core, a mature expression of humility. Because, a sense of wonder implies that you are able to face the world…

Overland Purgatory

February 20, 2017 Featured, India

It’s OK to be not OK I’ve just read a blog post on the fact that “feeling those feels” is OK. It was about a girl in Nicaragua who had to sleep with rats, got bitten by 68 mosquitos on…

Musings from a sleeper train

February 12, 2017 Featured, India

It’s 6 am in the morning and I’m on a sleeper train to Bangalore for the day with a friend to meet with others. To call this a sleeper train seems a laughable misnomer. I can’t imagine how sleep would…

The value of a smile and time spent

January 22, 2017 India

For the last week we’ve been getting to know our way around the flagship campus of Agastya International Foundation, a foundation that aspires to enliven the curiosity and educational experience of underprivileged students. We’ve come to learn more about the…

First impressions: the cash crisis & beyond

December 22, 2016 India

Over the last six weeks, I’ve become increasingly aware of two problems that India poses for me, one as a traveller and one as a writer. The first problem is that I think I never want to leave this place.…