The annual Holi festival (or Festival of Colours) commemorates the victory of good over evil.
Apparently Leroy and I are about to become tea connoisseurs. Given my love of coffee and indifference to its rival, this seems a little farfetched to me, but our guide Sunil assures me that it’s true. By the time we leave the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate today we’ll be experts, he said. So where in […]
Heading to Asia? Here’s a handy list of background reading: An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro “Offers readers of the English language an authentic look at postwar Japan, “a floating world” of changing cultural behaviors, shifting societal patterns and troubling questions.” [Japan] Bangkok 8 by John Burdett “A thriller with attitude […]