First weeks in Mongolia

The trip hasn’t started out exactly how I had hoped. But I want to begin by talking a bit about Mongolia itself first. The people are some of the friendliest I’ve met while travelling. Always welcoming and generally have a great sense of humour. Most people I’ve met have been very genuine and haven’t shown […]

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The Contrasts of India

I know I am not exactly covering new ground with this topic. Speaking with other people who have visited India it’s something that usually comes up at some point. But this doesn’t make it any less interesting or noteworthy. I only spent 6 weeks in India but I got to see a large portion of the […]

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Tom’s Top 5 Wandering Tips

From recent experiences, these are my top 5 tips for the adventurous wanderer #1 Always pack light This is a bit of an art. It may take you a few trips to figure out what is important and what is best left behind. In my experience though, the more that you can leave behind the easier it […]

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Mountain Village Community Work

It’s hard to describe how beautiful this area of the lower Himalayas is. It’s the sort of beauty that feels like it’s filling up your soul as you stand there trying to take it all in. The pictures here in the blog just don’t do it justice, you need to see it with your own eyes to really […]

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The Journey North

So it was time to head back north again. I had arranged to meet Dev from Pahaadi Society in a small village in the lower Himalayas called Laluri. To get there I first had to take a train from Madgaon in Goa to New Delhi. It was an amazing 30 hour journey on a sleeper train […]

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Here, There and Everywhere

So with my friends being in India for 10 days after the wedding we had some time to be tourists. We managed to pull together a vague plan of where we wanted to go and what we wanted to see, last minute as usual. The first stop was a quick run up to Amritsar to […]

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