Hard to believe eh? Emma Lovell! The woman who runs a business called Lovelly Communications. The constant social butterfly. Was silent ... for 10 whole days! And it was one of the most profound and enriching experiences of my life. Vipassana is the practice of silent meditation. Totally cut off from the world with no … Continue reading That time I was silent for 10 days
These blogs from my India and Singapore trip at the start of 2017 are so far behind. As I'm now on my way back to South Asia, I thought it might be time to get them up! They're written and ready to go - so here you are! I'll also be posting everyday from Nepal … Continue reading A day in Delhi and the road to Agra
We have loved our time in Cherapunjee so much. Exploring the state of Meghalaya and all its beauty has been an experience of a lifetime. The travel however, not so pleasant. Be prepared in this area for long drives, winding roads and a lot of down time in the car. We started our journey early … Continue reading Leaving Cherrapunjee and onto the next stop, Delhi!
Sleep in!! After a few early mornings and busy itineraries, we were given a luxurious departure time of 9.30am. Though we struggled to sleep past 8am, the rest was welcomed. We didn’t really know what today had in store – generic sightseeing of waterfalls, caves and viewpoints was the description from our tour guide before … Continue reading Caves and waterfalls in and around Cherrapunjee
Our wonderful India trip has been organised by Take me to India, a tour agency in India. While preparing for this trip, I’ve been checking out the Facebook Page of Take me to India regularly. I spotted the below post and noticed it was also in the Meghalaya region where we were travelling. I sent … Continue reading A day trip to Lake Dawki and the border of Bangladesh
The day we had long been waiting for had finally arrived! We would trek to see the living bridges of Meghalaya. While watching BBC’s Human Planet, River People episode, Matt saw this place and turned to me, “We’re going to India!”. I had always wanted to take him and he said one day, but this … Continue reading You must add the living bridges of Meghalaya to your bucket list!
One of the hardest things about travel is the broken routine and ungodly hours for trains, planes and buses. We had a 4.30am wake up to call to get to Mumbai airport and take our flight to Guwuhati. There would then be a six-hour car ride ahead of us before we would finally arrive at … Continue reading My first adventure to the North East of India