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Georgetown- Day 5-6

MALAYSIA | Mon, 25 May 2015 | By emiliepb | Views [176]

We only spent one full day on Penang island which we spent in Georgetown. As soon as we arrived we noticed Georgetown is such a mishmash of different cultures and architecture, driving down a road you could believe you were in London.   ... Read more >

Tags: fort, georgetown, history

Jaisalmer India

INDIA | Sat, 1 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [700]

Jaisalmer Posted on   March 18, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Friday, March 7, 2014 Just before 5 a.m. we arrived on the platform of the Jaisalmer train station. An exceptionally bubbly young man greeted us and had us ... Read more >

Tags: desert, fort, india, jaisalmer, thar desert, travel

Campeche y sus tesoros por descubrir

MEXICO | Tue, 25 Feb 2014 | By loloberlin | Views [2039]

San Francisco de Campeche, popularmente conocida simplemente como Campeche, la capital del estado de nombre homónimo, muchas veces ha pasado desapercibida por encontrarse al lado de dos potencias turísticas como son los estados de Yucatá... Read more >

Tags: birdwatching, cenote, fort, pirates, wall, zip line

The Heritage of Pakistan

PAKISTAN | Mon, 12 Nov 2012 | By aaftab | Views [268]

Rohtas Fort  is a garrison fort built by king Farid Khan. This fort is about 4 km in circumference and the first example of the successful amalgamation of Pashtun and Hindu architecture in the Indian Subcontinent. Qila Rohtas is ... Read more >

Tags: fort, heritage, pakistan, rohtas

Helsinki

FINLAND | Thu, 5 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1114]

I'd decided to take an 16 hour ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki. It did feel like I'd be losing a day just to travel. This would be the first time I've ever travelled overnight on a ship. Which was why I got one that would arrive in the morning so ... Read more >

Tags: finland, fort, helsinki, sightseeing, suomenlinna, walking tour

Gwalior

INDIA | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [788]

I had decided to use Agra as a stopping off point for trips into Gwalior and Madhya Pradesh further to the south. I managed to get a early morning train with complimentary breakfast. Here's the breakfast, I've no idea what it was other than the fact ... Read more >

Tags: food, fort, gwalior, india

Agra

INDIA | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1257]

For some strange reason, I felt it necessary to try arriving at New Delhi Railway Station well ahead of time, 1.5 hours to be precise. Despite the chaotics scenes around the station, the train system actually functions quite well and my train to ... Read more >

Tags: agra, fatehpur sikri, fort, india, taj mahal, unesco

Delhi - The Tomb, The Disaster and The Fort

INDIA | Thu, 16 Feb 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1161]

So it's the third day now in Delhi and I've scheduled Safdarjung's Tomb and the Red Fort, in that order.   After hailing a taxi with instructions to take me to the Tomb. We arrived at a building that looked vaguely like the picture of the ... Read more >

Tags: bike, delhi, fort, good samaritan, india, kindness, misadventures, taxi, unesco

Jaipur

INDIA | Mon, 20 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [610]

Camels!  We're on the way to the Thar desert and although the landscape hasn't yet changed there is a different feel in the air here in Rajasthan.  Jaipur, our first stop, is known as the pink city, number one in a collection of three coloured cities.... Read more >

Tags: desert, fort, rajasthan

To the bat cave!

INDIA | Fri, 10 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [417]

Northern Maharashta is renowned for it's ancient temples, excavated from natural hillside caves.  We saw both of the principal sites, to wit: Ellora cluster and Ajanta cluster.  Ajanta was first, all Buddhist and chiefly Mayahana.  A horseshoe shaped ... Read more >

Tags: bats, buddhist, caves, fort, hindu, litter, monkeys, tandoori, touts

Jodphur: an unexpected kite festival and an engagement party

INDIA | Fri, 7 Aug 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1885] | Comments [1]

Having no hotel booked in Jodphur the rickshaw wallah took me to a place in the back streets. I didn't feel confident that Pushp would be a good place. Why would someone name their guesthouse after a push up? In fact, Pushp is named for the ... Read more >

Tags: family, festival, fort, party

Camels and gypsies in the Jaisalmer desert

INDIA | Wed, 5 Aug 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [4248] | Comments [2]

The combination of sleeping aids did their job, much to my surprise, but I found myself waking up in Jaisalmer to the din of hundreds of touts and rickshaw wallahs shouting in through the bus windows. I never enjoy this part of travelling but you just ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, fort, tour

Why Mandu?

INDIA | Mon, 27 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [4166] | Comments [1]

The unmistakable stench of a combination of human excrement and decaying rubbush hit me as soon as I alighted the train. It was only a three hour train ride. My first, in Sleeper class was just fine but not quite as well equipped as AC class. Khandwa ... Read more >

Tags: bus, fort, monsoon, random, traffic jam

 

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