Category Archives: India

Crazy Travel Stories: My photo in an Indian newspaper

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There have been loads of crazy travel stories I’ve accumulated and strange things that have happened to me in the six years I’ve been traveling, like that time I drank snake’s blood or that time I saw a decapitated body in the train tracks of Indian or that time I somehow wound up with a Chinese baby in a park in Shanghai (almost died – me not the baby). Everyone has crazy travel stories, and the craziest of my crazy travel stories is probably the time that I my photo ended up in an Indian newspaper.

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Category: Asia, India, Photos

Darjeeling, India: Alex’s Sunday Snapshots

 [NoteAlex's Sunday Snapshots is a new weekly feature that will appear on The Write Way Around. I'll be bringing you photos from my travels around the world, as well as cities and countries I'm absolutely itching to travel to. This week I'm taking you to Darjeeling, India.]

Given my last post about my one of my travel photos being shared on Twitter, I decided to make my Sunday Snapshots feature about Darjeeling, the hillside station in India just opposite the border from Nepal that was mine and Molly’s first introduction into the months we’d be spending there.

Darjeeling, India, is a famous hillside station

India’s famous hillside station, Darjeeling is a place not to be missed in India.

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ReTweets of my twitter travel photos!

I awoke to a beautiful, crisp and sunny Saturday morning in Sydney that only fall could bring. What made it all even better was that my twitter travel photos got some retweets (yup, I said it) from non-other than Lonely Planet and The Lost Girls.

Twitter travel photos

My twitter travel photos of Mount Kanchenjunga from the rooftop of my hostel in Darjeeling, India.

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