Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Bikaner to Jaisalmer

In which tea comes in a plastic bag and we are the bone in the romantic kebab
Starring Kani the non-conformist camel

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Mandawa to Bikaner

In which the white rat proves elusive and the silver is edible
Starring Mr Jain a 32nd generation priest with exceptional digital photography skills.

Friday, 24 February 2012

Delhi to Mandawa

In which we turn down two offers to dance
Starring Panchem who can create the most incredible things out of napkins

Wednesday, 22 February 2012


In which there is a VIP moment and I learn to use Indian GPS
Starring Punit whose lessons in how to say 'no' turned out to be extremely useful.

Sunday, 19 February 2012


In which there are no surprises about the coffee or the comparisons to Europe.
Starring reappearing Chris 

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Sydney to Canberra

In which the pain of an epic delay is mitigated by ignorance.
Starring a real live person reading a broadsheet newspaper.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Perth to Sydney

In which everyone is disappointed with Cook and things get broken in Broken Hill
Starring Pat who got to Australia the really, really long but extremely cheap way

Sunday, 12 February 2012


In which whale sharks are once again the star performers
Starring Jack the jellyfish killer

Friday, 10 February 2012


In which I have to pretend to be a tree
Starring Minty the reluctant hugger and Smiggins who had completed a basic obedience and behaviour course. 

Monday, 6 February 2012

Puerto Princesa to El Nido and back again

In which the small lagoon is actually rather large and the secret lagoon isn’t that secret
Starring a lady with a mirror ball on her head and an apparently dying man getting it on next door

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Bohol to Puerto Princesa

In which we flee the police and have to assume a false identity to go underground
Starring Joey who was not our friend

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

From Siquijor to Bohol

In which the hills are chocolate and the trees are carpeted. 
Starring German the German and a bunch of knife wielding Russians.