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India Holiday – Day 17: Tigers, Trains and Agra

Filed under: Front Page — Allan @ 10:00 pm

They say that doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity. It certainly feels insane to me that we – after 3 safaris with no tigers – choose to set the alarm clock for 05:30 on January 1st, in order to try it one last time. […]

India Holiday – Day 16: Ranthambore and New Year

Filed under: Front Page — Allan @ 10:00 pm

Our hotel is only 1km from the busy train station and intersection at Sawai Madhopur where we tomorrow will take the train towards Agra, and this is evident from the number of trains that stop or pass through there. In true India driving style, every train hoots when it approaches the station, and some of […]

India Holiday – Day 15: Ranthambore

Filed under: Front Page — Allan @ 10:00 pm

There is so much poverty on display in India it is hard to fathom, while also considering that some are very wealthy. According to the OECD, income inequality has grown in the last 20 years: today, the top 10% make an average of 12 times as much as the bottom 10% do. Of India’s 1.2 […]