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Well I bet some of you have imagined the jeep going of the edge it's been so long since we spoke. It's 13.00 and the big match starts in 90 minutes so better get on with it.
After getting back from the mountain we mooch about Darjeeling doing next to nothing but people watching (and there's plenty to …
Mon 28th day 17
Who or what is Faust?
Faust or Faustus (Latin for "auspicious" or "lucky") is the protagonist of a classic German legend. Though a highly successful scholar, he is dissatisfied, and makes a deal with the devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. Faust's tale is the basis for many …
Not entirely, but in a practical sense. I need to be careful here because one of his daughters is keyed into this blog. Bob I and I spent 3 weeks together in Sri Lanka 3 years ago and I don't recall him being useless then. Maybe he's got useless or I was useless then and have only just woken up to the …
We had to abandon our conversation yesterday. But I need to go back to Monday. Whilst Bob went off to Barrackpore I wandered through the streets towards my bank to withdraw 10,000 rupees. This will see me through the rest of the trip. I waste time pottering around taking in the sights and looking for …
Hello everyone, I have successfully made it to Kolkata (Calcutta). The 32 hour train journey was quite long, but not as bad as a 10 hour bus ride in the Himalayas. I was in class 2AC which was the nicest class on this train. I had a upper berth which is kind of like being in solitary confinement! No windows from my area but it was really fun to go …