Riding the Himalayas and the Royal Enfield Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is a source of considerable pride in India - as even the most casual conversation about them will soon tell you. Even with non-bikers, chests swell and that wonderful Indian idiosyncrasy the head wobble quickly lets you know … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas – Himachal Pradesh Route

Riding the Himalayas was for me, the realization of a long-held ambition to see this special part of the world and to do it in a way that I would really experience it, literally by the seat of my pants on a truly unique Indian icon - the Royal … [Read more...]

Holy Cow – Bovine Retirement Homes…

One of the more puzzling aspects of initial visits to India is the revered status of cows. Not that I have anything against the things personally, but the way they are able to wander around at will and cause general havoc amongst the already … [Read more...]

Portfolio Image: The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

The forts of Rajasthan are one the desert state's defining features - they dominate their surroundings and are usually very photogenic. The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur is a classic example, located as it is on a 30m high rocky hill with its walls … [Read more...]

Portfolio Image: The Lotus Temple in New Delhi

The Lotus Temple in New Delhi is a modern icon in a city seemingly full of numerous monuments from its rich past - completed in 1986, its distinctive shape is reminiscent of Sydney's equally iconic Opera House But instead of water, the Lotus … [Read more...]

India – The English Beer and Wine Shop

One of the many interesting things about India are the things the British left behind when they departed, be that the railway system through to the civil service bureaucracy, there are numerous signs of where they left their mark and my personal … [Read more...]