Monthly Archives: April 2008

Life on a Small Island

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My accommodation on Majuli was a room in a monastery guesthouse. Majuli is famous for its monasteries: there are 22 on the island, each specialising in a different aspect of Indian culture (learning, music, dance etc). My room had a …

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In a Dive Bar

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One of the problems with being a solo female traveller in India is that so few bars are welcoming, at least not if you don’t want to be ogled, harassed and propositioned within 5 minutes of taking a seat. So, …

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