Travel Writing

Fertility Goddess, Celestial Beings and a Stepwell

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Fertility Goddess, Celestial Beings and a Stepwell

We come across a spectacular shrine portraying celestial beings, carved out the stone eight centuries ago, a truly magnificent piece of stone carving.

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Beyond Kailash - Travels through Western Tibet

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Beyond Kailash - Travels through Western Tibet

The circuit round Kailash is only 32 miles but it reaches almost 19,000 feet. Many groups take three days but that makes the final day long and exhausting.

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Exploring Buddhist Ruins and Village Stepwells in Rajasthan

Exploring Buddhist Ruins and Village Stepwells in Rajasthan

On a warm day in March '18 we set off from Delhi, three days driving to Bundi, a delightful small town in Rajasthan, searching for stepwells and Buddhist ruins.

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Buddha & Bodhisattvas in the Ellora & Ajanta Caves

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Buddha & Bodhisattvas in the Ellora & Ajanta Caves

A photo gallery from our 2019 visit to the extraordinary 1500 year old caves at Ellora & Ajanta with their rock cut statues of the Buddha & Bodhisattvas.

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Trekking & Monasteries in the Mountains of Buddhist Ladakh

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Trekking & Monasteries in the Mountains of Buddhist Ladakh

This year, because of Covid, we can't see our friends in India so this blog brings together all our previous blogs about Ladakh & Zanskar.

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