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Return to Darjeeling – The mystery and magic of Time

All photos in this article post were taken by my son who retains copyright except where otherwise stated. A suitably dramatic title, I hope you appreciate, that could have come straight out of a 1940s science fiction comic – and … Continue reading

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Sundarbans and tigers – oh my!

I looked down at the ground with my son at the tracks pointed out by our guide. The tiger prints were clearly fresh – made this morning, so our guide thought – and were huge. “Oh cool!” Said my boy, … Continue reading

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All the Raj – A trip to India – Part 2

It could only be the British who could have thought that building a city, not just on a mountain but up it as well, was a really good idea. But that is just what they did with Darjeeling. Of course, … Continue reading

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All the Raj – A visit to India – part 1

Having lived in Bangladesh for nearly three years, my family and I figured it really was about time we went to visit our giant neighbour and the ‘mother’ that gave birth to this country that we love so much. With … Continue reading

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