"Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” ― Isabelle Eberhardt

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The Death of Mr Desert

The tale of Mr Desert is the stuff of modern legend in Jaisalmer. You may have seen his picture, all piercing light eyes beneath…

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Gold and Amber: Jaisalmer

I sit on the guesthouse roof, sipping hot chai as dawn’s midas fingers lace through the sky. A wash of warm gold slowly illuminates…

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Blue: Jodhpur

Jodhpur and I don’t get off to the best start. Arriving at night following a bus journey during which I’d been groped by an…

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Welcome to Mumbai

After the stillness of South Goa, Mumbai felt like a rushing, snarling, whirling animal; tuk tuks and people crawling over it’s hide like flies…