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Category: Maharashtra

Ajanta and Jalgaon

Ajanta’s journey was with Steve from Crawley and involved another Indian bus adventure. The journey was a “whenever” thing and…

Goa and Calangute Beach

In retrospective, one of my biggest regrets going into Goa was going in blind; I had only two full days…

The Ride to Calangute

So, how’d I get back to Calangute? I’m glad you asked. Remember the list I put together when I jumped…

Basilica of Bom Jésus

The final church I visited (there are only so many churches one can do in a day) was the Basilica…

St. Francis of Assisi

After getting over my initial shock of suddenly going from a stretch of rainy uninhabited jungle to a bustling tourist…

“The” Goan Boat Tour

The day started out innocently enough. I decided to wander over to the beach area where on Friday I saw…

Goa

I’ve travelled enough to be able to recognize which colonial country settled in an area by looking at the architecture;…

The Chapel of St. Catherine

As it turns out, what I thought was a convent (that’s what I thought I read on a plaque) was…

Ellora Caves / Daulatabad Fort

Today’s journey was the Ellora Caves and Daulatabad Fort. I caught a bus and made my way up the plateau…

Aurangabad

The hotel I am staying in is called the Ranjit hotel. I think it is fairly new and it smells…

Adventure in Maharashtra

Train to Nanded Once again I’m on the ladies car of the train. This one is considerably less crowded and…

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