Archive for Category: "gap year"
On paper I should love Arambol. I mean really love it. There is an abundance of art and music, a multiplex of workshops in different disciplines ranging from ‘Indian Cooking’ to ‘Tantric Meditation’, a vibrant and eclectic music scene and, being a stone’s throw away from neighbouring party beach Anjuna or the uber-chilled out Querim, theoretically, there is really nothing to not like
If you’re looking for an excursion-style vacation that fits within the categories of rugged, subsistence, isolated, or untouched by the invasive fingers of the first world, I suggest you fly over the 275 square miles of Singapore to one of its many neighbors.
Istanbul is a city of crossroads – time, culture, religion, and language all intersect in this meeting of east and west. The Asian continent joins Europe, and a people descended from one of the most powerful empires of all times struggle to become recognized by the modern world.
We pass some African ladies sitting under umbrellas in the sun on the side of the road. Huge piles of avocado pears and paw-paws lay on cardboard tables in front of them. We know the prices are cheap but unfortunately, we have no time to stop
Black and orange flashed bright in the sunlight as I watched the swallows dance around the water that had gathered at the bottom of the garden after our last torrential rains. The grass was dry so it was good it had got a good soaking; even the palm trees looked a little dehydrated.