Essential Travel Clothing


Essential Travel Clothing

After my last blog about my backpacking essentials many bloggers requested me to write something about travel clothing so here is what I take along during my solo adventures.

I like to travel light and also to travel smart, this means that I plan according to the climate of my destination and also the climatic zone that I will pass through during my transit. This list is not a full proof one and I would say that it would be absolutely personal choice at the end. What works for me may not work for you but I hope to just give you an overview so that it can help you in your next trip.

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My Backpack Essentials


My Backpack Essentials

I have been travelling for some years now, these include both solo backpacking across the globe and of course travelling with my family to exotic destinations within India. My packing list for these two types of travel are different considering that my kid daughter needs special attention when she is around and I ensure her full comfort so that our travel is smooth.

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Mozambique Musings – Xibelani Dance


Mozambique Musings - Xibelani Dance International boundaries of a country is not that important when it comes to Africa. Here the groups or tribes often spread out across two, three or sometimes several countries. This applies for the Tsonga people also as their presence can be felt across South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Mozambique. Continue reading “Mozambique Musings – Xibelani Dance”

Flavours of Senegal – A peek into West African cuisine


Flavours of Senegal

There is a famous saying “The way to the man’s heart is through his stomach” that statement describes me perfectly. Being an avid traveler I am a food lover too and I make it a point that wherever I go I do try out the local cuisine. When it comes to Senegal the cuisine is a true fusion of West African and French.

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Oromian Dance of Ethiopia


Oromian Dance of Ethiopia Whenever you visit a new country there are chances that you can get a culture shock and I did get my fare share while my East African tour of 2007. During an International conference I came across a group of dance performers from Ethiopia, consisting of male and female participants along with backup vocals and musicians it was a treat to the ear and the eyes. Continue reading “Oromian Dance of Ethiopia”

Ode to an Aviator – Review of Hotel De La Poste – St. Louis, Senegal


Ode to an Aviator

When once you have tasted flight,
you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward,
for there you have been,
and there you will always long to return

Leonardo da Vinci

Sometimes in life dream does come true and it did for me when I was at St. Louis, Senegal. I read about this hotel on the Internet while researching about hotels in St. Louis and I fell in love with it just by looking at the photographs. This small hotel had that romantic charm tagged with it, after all the name itself tells a story. Hotel De La Poste which means The Postal Hotel tells a lot about it. But why on earth was a hotel name related to a postal service?

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