Saturday, 22 August 2015

Weekends away: Yurt life!

This was our home for two nights in early August - a yurt in a field in East Sussex, about 20 minutes north of Eastbourne on England's south coast.

Gurt the yurt
It was a beautiful setting. We had the whole field to ourselves - no other yurts or buildings - with a beautiful view of the surrounding East Sussex countryside to enjoy while sipping our wine on the wooden veranda outside. 

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

5 things every traveller should know about India

1. Watch out for the Indian paparazzi!
As a (white) westerner travelling in India and particularly when visiting sites that are popular with Indian (rather than foreign) tourists, you will at some point become a tourist attraction yourself. 
So it starts ... with one baby