South Asia Travel Articles

 
Vicissitudes of Language – Asia

Misha Gitberg shares some inadvertent and common traps of language while travelling in Turkey, India and Asia.


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This is India – Asia
Fasten your seat belts. Misha Gitberg takes you on the drive from hell - in India, as a passenger, all limbs in tact, barely.

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Chai with Baba – Chitai, India, Asia
Chai with Baba – Chitai, India, Asia Graham Smart finds that there are many paths to enlightenment, at least an extra cup of chai. This one begins with walking a dog on a Himalayan hillside near Chitai.
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Land of Contrasts: India – Asia
Land of Contrasts: India – Asia

When Sherry Ott clicked on the "purchase" button for her 5-week volunteer work in India, she wondered if she was crazy. Looking back, she laughs now.


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A Functioning Anarchy: India Traffic – Asia
A Functioning Anarchy: India Traffic – Asia Sherry Ott takes you through the intricacies and humor of driving in India.
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Trekking Beautiful Bhutan – Asia
Trekking Beautiful Bhutan – Asia Bhutan's beautiful country and friendly people will capture your heart, as it did for Barbara Colliander.

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Surviving Mumbai: From the Airport to Victoria Station – India, Asia

Josh Bloomer lands in Mumbai/Bombay with no preparation. He negotiates a ticket to Goa, getting a full dose of the famous Mumbai heat. In 36 hours, he feels he has been in India for weeks.
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Snippets of India – Asia
Sheli Snir reflects on the changes she has undergone after seven months of traveling through India.

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Pushy Pushkar – India, Asia
Something about the energy in Pushkar made Sheli Snir tired. Was it the backpackers, the Israelis, the locals, the Brahmin priest, or something else?
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Pakistan, the Surreal – Asia
Almost one year from the devastating 2005 earthquake, Azad Kashmir was still struggling to recover. Tim Tulloch sees the event, the aftermath and Pakistan with the help of Kashmiri friends.
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