Bundi was a small town I visited in India after Udaipur. Although my stay was short on drama, it revealed that my understanding of India had barely scratched the surface
A death in Delhi
I flew to India after Kyrgyzstan. But I wasn't prepared for what would happen during my first few hours in Delhi
Opium, fire-dancing and elephants in Udaipur, India’s Venice
After the stress of Jaipur, I relaxed in Udaipur, India's very own Venice
Driven crazy in Jaipur, Rajasthan’s “Pink City”
After an invigorating month in India, I finally hit the wall. India is a country of extremes, and in Jaipur I was witness to my own terrifying episode
The Ganges at Haridwar, sacred or scarred?
The Ganges is India's holiest river, but that doesn't mean that it is clean. I discovered this sad truth in Haridwar, an auspicious town for Hindus
The beautiful people of Rishikesh
Rishikesh, the holy city by the Ganges. But is it a town of reverence, or of false gurus and yoga teachers trying to get laid? The answer might surprise you (but probably won't)
The Golden Temple of Amritsar
My first stop after Delhi, Amritsar's Golden Temple was one of the most impressive sights in India
Amritsar’s crazy Wagah Border closing ceremony
The Wagah Border closing ceremony is a little-known piece of theatre that's an unmissable part of any trip to India. I went along to find out why.
My stay in Dharamshala, India’s “Little Tibet”
After attending the Dalai Lama's teachings, I spent some time recovering from my injury in Dharamshala, better known as Little Tibet.
Seeing the Dalai Lama’s teachings in India
After a brush with mortality, I spent four days at the Dalai Lama's temple in Northern India, listening to the Dalai Lama speak about Buddhism and general life.