Little known to Europeans

Little known to Europeans: so said the 19th century map of hinterland Orissa in the library of our Gopalpur resort hotel and so it was with high hopes that we … Continue Reading →

Chariots of the Gods

Here we are on the coast of Orissa near the little town of Gopalpur, probably best known as the site of greatest Impact for the great cyclone of October 2013. … Continue Reading →

Monsoon in Orissa

We have arrived in Odisha (Orissa) somewhat further South and a lot more monsoon-engulfed than we had originally intended our trip to be but we can only make the best … Continue Reading →

Another change of plan (not going to the NE after all)

Yesterday there was a serious landslide in Darjeeling with a number of roads washed away. Our local organisers made contact and advised us not to go to that region so … Continue Reading →