The wonderful things about Tiggers – Fulfilling a dream in Ranthambore National Park

One of the main things on our agenda for our time in India was to try and see tigers in the wild. Having had our fill of amazing architecture for the time being, we left Jaipur and made the short train journey to Sawai Modhopur, the nearest town to Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore is one … Continue reading The wonderful things about Tiggers – Fulfilling a dream in Ranthambore National Park

The Taj Mahal… just… wow. Agra Fort isn’t bad either – Agra, India

After our whirlwind day in Delhi we were braced for our first experience with India’s infamous train system. It was Holi and we were advised that that the metro wouldn’t be running a regular service and that our best option was to take a taxi to New Delhi Station. So, an uber whizzed us through … Continue reading The Taj Mahal… just… wow. Agra Fort isn’t bad either – Agra, India

Bidding farewell to Sri Lanka – Wilpattu National Park & back to Negombo

We left Jaffna behind us and embarked on 6 hours of very slow train travel to get us back down to Anuradhapura, from here we travelled 30 minutes by bus to Wilpattu Junction and jumped off on the side of the road in what felt like the middle of nowhere. Fortunately, there were a couple … Continue reading Bidding farewell to Sri Lanka – Wilpattu National Park & back to Negombo

The far north of Sri Lanka – Jaffna and the Jaffna Peninsula

Whilst it is becoming more popular with tourists, Jaffna can still be considered to be off the beaten track and it has a very different feel to the rest of the country. There is a noticeably greater Hindu influence and a lot of the key sites are temples. There is also a more conservative attitude … Continue reading The far north of Sri Lanka – Jaffna and the Jaffna Peninsula