Cusco & Machu Picchu

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We’re finally here in Peru, a country that had haunted the dreams of Thomas since the Adventures of Tintin: the Prisoners of the Sun. Perú, the land of the Incas, llamas and condors. We arrived in Cusco exhausted having spent more than 34 hours in airplanes and airports, and dumped our backpacks at the Wild […]

Lazy days in Varkala

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Our long trip to Kerala from Udaipur via Gujurat and Chennai took almost 30 hours, and we organized a private taxi from Trivandrum airport to Varkala so to lessen our burden, a pricy option though we traveled in style in a white Ambassador! The transfer, although only 48km took more than two hours, roads in […]

Rajasthan, Part Two

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On our second day in Pushkar, Thomas tries to get in touch with his friend Pierre, a Frenchman whom he met two years earlier, almost to the day at a shop in Udaipur, and with whom he had spent more than two weeks, traveling from Varanasi to Darjeeling. It was a pleasure to meet again. […]

Visit to the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam

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It’s 6 am when the alarm rings. It’s been two days since we arrived in Borneo and specifically Kota Kinabalu (KK), the capital of the state of Sabah, east Malaysia. You should know that Borneo, the third largest island in the world by its size, is divided into three parts: the largest, Kalimantan, is part […]