Into the Desert

For the end of our trip to India we had reserved us something special: The heavenly Rajasthan. This state in northern India, […]

An Indian Wedding

The family of an Indian exchange student in Pune had become an important reference point for all the students from Dresden and […]

Cities, Mountains and Rocks

As the sultry heat of the Indian summer is often unbearable, the British had built so-called “hill stations” in the cooler mountains […]

On the house boat in Kerala

The hinterland of Kerala is criss crossed by a several hundred kilometer long canal system. This transport system is already several hundred […]

Lobster, Carneval and Pina Coladas

Back again on the coast we first enjoyed the secluded beaches of Kerala before we immersed ourselves in the fantastic culture (and […]

Tibet in India

As you probably all know, thanks to Heinrich Harrer and Brad Pitt, Tibet was occupied in the early 50s by China and […]

Into the jungle

We had read in our guidebook about a great jungle walk around Madikeri. So we hopped quickly in the next local bus […]

Temples, Markets and Palaces

After sufficient beach and sea time, we were ready for a trip into the interior of India with its kaleidoscope of cultures, […]

Out of Pune

Our time together in India began with my arrival in Mumbai (Bombay) in mid-September 2005. I was picked up by a beautiful […]