The Ultra India Race. A grueling run 200 kilometers through the mountains of
Kerala South India. Traveling up steep roads and through tea plantations and
across rivers past some of the most amazing scenery to be had in this sub
The Hobo and the 200km race
Of course being the Hobo there was Continue reading
Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara and is literally a photographers dream. Pilgrims flock here to wash in the river and strange boulders dot the landscape looking ready to fall at any minute and you can practically trip over a temple or ruin if you are not careful.
Virupaksha temple looming over the town.
I spent nearly a fortnight here staying in a guest house literally a stones through from the big Virupaksha temple looming over the town. Lodgings are basic, roads are narrow and expect to find cows roaming just outside your room and monkeys on your balcony or stealing food from the many rooftop cafes dotting the town. In fact there are so many monkeys that they are Continue reading
This tale begins straight after the tail (see what I did there?) of Little Bastard in Sri Lanka. After a drink at a bar in the hills with tremendous views over lush mountainside me and Josh were all set to travel back to Ella where we were staying when I realized looking at the map on my phone that another site we wanted to see was only a short walk (well it looked it on the map) away. Its called the Nine Arches a huge bridge over a valley and the train into Ella crosses this several times a day.
So the Hobo was going off road again. Continue reading