I have always been intrigued by books set in India, particularly around the time of the Raj, and I could certainly identify with the Britishers that fled the oppressive heat of the south and headed for cooler climes in the foothills of the Himalayas.
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In the two months I had given myself to explore India I thought I would follow in the footsteps of Monisha Rajesh, a young British journalist of Indian descent who had written a highly entertaining book: Around India in 80 Trains.
My bucket list was empty when I boarded the Emirates aircraft on my 59th birthday, heading to New Delhi to begin an eight month solo trip to the East.
Take a trip to Southbroom, a village tucked between two rivers on KZN’s South Coast that has conservation and recreation as its top priorities.
In Bali, there are no sidewalks. There is no walking. Only riding. Crazy riding. So what to do? Surrender all. Andy Ellis hires a scooter and finds himself embraced in a world where the Vespa is king.
Looking for ways to win brownie points from your better half this Valentine’s Day? If you’re based in Durban here are some ideas guaranteed to melt hearts and win smiles!
Visit northern Mozambique’s Pemba in Cabo Delgado province and Medjumbe Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago for creamy beaches, clear seas, great food, and to experience the contrasts between unvarnished Africa and an island paradise.
Among sand sculptures of crocs and zebras, small conversations take in big concepts. Darrel Bristow-Bovey strikes up a discussion on a Mombasan beach.
Free-hearted gypsy or international felon? From their habits to their looks, they’re not so easy to tell apart as you might think.
Pretending to be Martin Sheen in a the quiet of a Cambodian jungle night rewards our columnist with a tender scene.