Backpacking in India: Hampi to Chennai Night Train

Backpacking in India: Hampi to Hosapete to Chennai Night Train

I was certainly a latecomer to backpacking in India. I avoided it on my trips so many times, whackpacking the likes of China, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Myanmar all before I visited India. India in 2016 became my 141st country to visit. Therefore India doesn’t feature at all in my Backpacking Centurion series, which only focused Read more about Backpacking in India: Hampi to Hosapete to Chennai Night Train[…]

Backpacking in India: Staying in Paradise at Mowgli Guest House in Virupapuragaddi, Hampi

When you’re backpacking in India, Hampi gets mentioned in almost every conversation about what your plans are in the country. My initial hunch was to avoid it and go directly from Panjim to Bangalore. But the photos on the website were doing far too much justice that I added in Hampi as an extra stop Read more about Backpacking in India: Staying in Paradise at Mowgli Guest House in Virupapuragaddi, Hampi[…]

Backpacking in India: Top 1 Sight in Hampi – Me Getting My Beard Slashed

Beardslashing in India: Top 1 Sight in Hampi – Me Getting My Beard Chopped Off

Everyone goes on about the “top backpacking sights” in “city x” and in truth, if you know me, it’s all a bit tongue in cheek. There is no “top 5 sights” in any city. It’s a load of excrement I typed over over my morning mackerel and so did every other travel writer – no Read more about Beardslashing in India: Top 1 Sight in Hampi – Me Getting My Beard Chopped Off[…]

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