Category Archives: India

2015 ASCoN Conference – the 3rd P is for Prevention

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A year in review

It’s January 1, 2015.  A new year has dawned this morning, blue skies, heavy frost and -5 degrees here on Bowen Island.  There is an air of quiet excitement on my part for the year ahead. I’ve not felt that … Continue reading

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It’s time to leave South East Asia

It’s been a whole eight months since I left Bowen Island in December 2013, I can hardly believe it has been so long, but in a way the time has gone so fast.  I have had some great experiences, meeting … Continue reading

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When you are this close, you can’t not ….

… visit the Taj Mahal.  It is only about a 3.5 hour drive from Delhi along a rather boring expressway (motorway or highway is the equivalent depending which country you live in) to the city of Agra.  The Taj Mahal … Continue reading

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Photos – really liking Jaipur

Finally a decent internet connection to allow me to post some photos!  Read the related post here. Across the road from the City Palace, is the Jantar Mantar – believed to be one of the finest observatories in the world.  I … Continue reading

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Really liking Jaipur

I dunno, I just liked Jaipur from minute 1.  Don’t get me wrong, there are still touts who hassle you, but not to the same extent as in Delhi and Varanasi.  Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, and is … Continue reading

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Homestyle cooking – Rajasthani style

You’ll remember in Kolkata, I had an excellent cooking class there with Rajashi which I thoroughly enjoyed.  Knowing the cuisines vary across each state in India, I was keen to do other cooking classes.  Rajashi suggested I take a class … Continue reading

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