Category Archives: Bhutan and India

Bhutan and Andaman Islands Photos Posted!

Our Photos of Bhutan and scuba diving in the Andaman Islands are now posted! The photos are in separate “Photosets” and are found under the “Photos” menu item.  Click on “Bhutan 2011” or “Andaman and Nicobar Islands 2011” and then … Continue reading

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India Pictures

The wait has been long, but the time has arrived! I will be posting pictures of India and Bhutan over the next few days.  The pictures of Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kolkata, India (in the “Photoset” called India 2011) are now … Continue reading

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Getting our Money’s Worth

It is now 5 weeks since we got home from India and Bhutan.  Murray and I were talking the other day about how the trip is not just the 5 weeks we were away.  It is actually weeks worth of … Continue reading

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Frankfurt Photos

Thought I would post some teaser photos of our trip.  We didn’t take that many photos in Frankfurt.  These are our favorites.  Enjoy! Click on the “Photos” menu item, click on “Frankfurt 2011” and then click on the first photo … Continue reading

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Coming Down off a Holiday

We have been home just over 3 weeks now.  I find it very hard to come down off a weeks long holiday. I almost get depressed after about a week at home.  I think it is when reality hits and … Continue reading

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Windhorse Tours, Treks and Expeditions Review

We had a great time in Bhutan. Windhorse (http://www.windhorsetours.com), and generally the people of Bhutan, left us with a very positive impression of the country. The tour itself was done very well and it seemed to us, more than any … Continue reading

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Correction of an Error!!

It has been kindly pointed out to us that we have been in error about the name of a certain mountain.  What we thought was Mt Everest, as viewed from Darjeeling and Kalimpong, is actually Mt Kanchenjunga. Mt Kanchejunga is … Continue reading

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Havelock, Andaman Islands Hotel, Dive Shop and Restaurant Reviews

Emerald Gecko We arrived at the Emerald Gecko after spending our last couple of weeks in quite nice hotels and were quite taken back when we were shown to our room.  The Bamboo Lodge was, at first sight, one step … Continue reading

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Kolkata Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

Bodhi Tree Boutique Guest House An oasis in the middle of chaos. That describes the Bodhi Tree Boutique Guesthouse. What a great place. It is in south Kolkata in Swiss Park. Off on a side street it is quiet in … Continue reading

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Carry On Liquid Replacements

When we were preparing for our trip to India and Bhutan, we had read that the Kolkata Airport was a stickler for liquids in carry on luggage (by only one tourist, mind you). This encouraged us to search for non-liquid … Continue reading

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