Kolkata Pitter Patter

Take our hand and stroll through this great city. From Gariahat along Sarat Bose Rd, to Shakespeare Sarani, Chowringhee and the legendary Park St. The street art.     Gods wrapped up in macramed tops against the Calcuttan winter. Masala Pepsi ? A tea tree The Calcuttans, effortlessly graceful and naturally gracious. Film makers and […]

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Breakfast Epiphanies

Forget about Tiffany’s these are our epiphanies… When travelling included-breakfasts are a big deal. Depending on their largesse they can keep you going for the day AND the heavy duty of sightseeing and walking miles not knowing where you’re going. We have come across some exceptional ones in our travels Vientiane, Laos The transcendental rice […]

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Kochi #2

Kochi is so very beautiful, so full of amazing tableaux that it could not be contained in one blog.  Thus…White ginger sifters, black Santa, Dhobi Wallahs, Ayurvedic massage recipients bearing uncanny resemblances to road accident victims, a Hebrew village, Bolsheviks, Catholics, Dutch Skulls and crossbones.

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Cochin

Street Art Kochi Kochi is a dreamscape of 18th century Dutch and Portuguese architecture floating on lush green islands in a tropical sea. It is the land of Kathkali, of pepper, all things ginger, fragrant spices and coconuts, ancient churches congregated by believers whose ancestors were evidently converted by St (Doubting) Thomas himself, and the […]

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