Tag Archive: India

Catching up in Goa

Catching a night bus from the South East Coast to the South West, from Chennai to Goa, I travelled for 24 hours straight, crammed between two snoring men and with a broken ventilation… Continue reading

Beautiful days in Pondicherry

From this shady garden cafe, with old French colonial, rusty steel and romantic rose decor, I forget for a moment that I am in India. Ambient jazz and acoustic guitar mingles with expat… Continue reading

(Passing through) The Gateway of India

Today is my last day in India. Tonight I board a plane for South Africa. In a couple of hours I will set foot on the land I love most beneath my feet… Continue reading

Heaven is in Hampi

I have been sitting here starring at a blank page for ten minutes because frankly, words fall flat to the beauty I’ve witnessed in the last couple of days. Walking amongst the giant… Continue reading

A glimpse of my India trip

Falling in love with India

Oh, the fresh breeze from the sea mending with the warm evening air… The seducing sound of waves, crashing against the shore beneath the cliff’s edge. The swaying palm trees, the pretty hibiscus… Continue reading

Sacrificing sleep for fun

It is 4.30 in the morning and I should probably have packed or slept a couple of hours… But there are too many musts in life, so instead I stay up and talk… Continue reading

I’m going travelling!

It’s the first of May and I’ve worked at the Hotel Savoy for exactly one year. And ironically, exactly one year later I tell them I’m leaving. Here it is: I’m going travelling… Continue reading