Monthly Archive: September 2013

Kerala and leaving India 0

Kerala and leaving India

Kerala was the highlight of India for me. Situated at the bottom of the country the region is made up of beautiful beaches, stunning backwaters and vibrant local towns. Fort Cochin is a small Portuguese colonial town with a few things to do and see. They have a fish market where you can buy freshly caught fish and then take it to a restaurant down the road who will cook...

ATW: Goa 0

ATW: Goa

I’ve finally got round to setting up a category for travel stuff and have set a redirect at jamesbachini.com/atw Goa was a lot of fun, I’d love to go back between December and January because it gets pretty crazy apparently. In off season it’s quiet with not many western tourists. Beaches are beautiful, traffic is a little calmer than Mumbai although all the drivers still love their horns. Food is...

Mumbai Reality 0

Mumbai Reality

Dharavi is the most populated slum in Asia with over a million people living in a square kilometer. It’s an incredibly eye opening place to visit because of the way the people there just get on with their daily business. With conditions such as running water limited to 3 hours a day you’d think the people would get down. It’s incredible to see smiles on the faces of kids as...