Some people have a strange view on when is the best time to visit India. We knew that the summer months would be very hot and wanted to visit when it would be more temperate. temperate : temperate adjective (WEATHER) – environment (of weather conditions) neither very hot nor very cold. Looking through various brochures, they all said the best time to visit is mid-october to mid-march… More Best time to visit India?
The nearest town to the Ranthambore National Park is Sawai Madhopur. Having completed our tiger safari, the next day we moved on by train towards Agra. Most of our luggage had been taken on ahead by road, so we were left with only our cabin bags. Good job too, as our transport to the station was by… More Riding the Rails – Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project launched in 2004 by UNESCO to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development. The cities approved have all met the required criteria set by UNESCO covering: Quality, quantity and diversity of publishing in the city Quality and quantity of educational programmes focusing on… More UNESCO Creative Cities Network
On the hunt for a tiger Up before dawn we made our way sleepily to the foyer of the Ranthambore Regency Hotel. (Little did we know we’d need to be up even earlier the following day!) The foyer was crowded with people having tea and coffee. A quick wake up, and warm up, before we… More Breaking down in Tiger country
D.H. Lawrence is celebrated at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood Located in the house where he was born in 1885, the exhibition has been laid out in the style of a late 19th-century working class miner’s house. The museum extends to the house next door which houses a short film, a small exhibition of his memorabilia and the… More Visiting the birthplace of D.H. Lawrence.
Our coach rumbled along the long driveway, past the remains of a 12th century Augustinian priory, coming to a halt in front of a large impressive house. Stepping off our transportation, we were greeted and led inside to a stone staircase. In days gone by we would have climbed the stairs outside the building, but they… More A Special Guided Tour Of Newstead Abbey
Hobbies are Good for You A hobby is anything you do for fun in your free time. It’s something you don’t get paid to do. In fact, it often costs you money to take part. So why do it? Because it’s fun to do, it helps you destress, can offer a creative outlet and often… More Finding a new hobby