The good life in Pondicherry

The French colonial oasis of Pondicherry, India, is a languid seaside town that shouldn’t be missed.

Chennai and the Shore Temples

Travel through the friendly Indian state of Tamil Nadu, diving into the madness of Chennai (Madras) and the serene spaces of ashrams and abandoned temples.

Kerala, a different side of India

With its sandy beaches, coconut-and-fish based diet and highly literate population, Kerala is a kinder, gentler India.

Tweets from Northern India

Real time observations from ten days in Northern India: regal Jaipur, frenetic Varanasi and Tibetan Dharamsala

Tweets from Southern India

Real time observations from ten days in Southern India: tropical Kerala, the commotion of Chennai, French Pondicherry, and the pilgramage to Arunachala.