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Exploring Agra and Delhi: Two of India’s Most Popular Gems

Agra and Delhi are probably the two most touristic places in all India, but for good reason. The architectural treasures that abound in these cities attract travellers from all over the world; indeed they are rites of passage when it comes to India. Stay long enough in Delhi to appreciate the vibrancy and grit of… Continue reading Exploring Agra and Delhi: Two of India’s Most Popular Gems

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Orchha and Gwalior: Two Underrated Destinations in Madhya Pradesh

From Khajuraho Ollie and I travelled on to Orchha, via Jhansi, and then to Gwalior. Neither place sees a huge number of tourists but both are, in our opinion, worth visiting. We prefer to travel to more off-the-beaten-track destinations, so the lack of hassle in Orchha and Gwalior and their architectural bounties made them two… Continue reading Orchha and Gwalior: Two Underrated Destinations in Madhya Pradesh

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Visiting the Four Most Important Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites

There are four hallowed sites in Buddhism that many pilgrims try to visit. These are the places where Buddha was born, where he gained Enlightenment, where he preached his first sermon and where he died. Our journey on this pilgrimage route began last year when, in March 2016, Ollie and I visited Lumbini in Nepal,… Continue reading Visiting the Four Most Important Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites