We rented a motorbike (12.000 MMK or 10 eur, gas 1 l for 1000 MMK or 0,8 eur) and went on the roads of Mandalay. We saw the Gold Pounder’s district where they make gold leaves to put on the Buddha statues for good luck. And then we wanted to see the old capital of Inwa. But first thing’s first. Mic needed a haircut and a shave to avoid the production of those curls. We found a salon where we spent more than an hour (?!). He was…

We were deciding to go cross Nepal border by land trough hot Varanasi or not so common Darjeeling. After a bit of research we opted for Varanasi – Gorakhpur – Sunauli. And it’s actually quite simple: On the day we arrived to Varanasi, we bought a ticket on the railway station to Gorakhpur (in 1st class – we had our own cabin yaaay! No breakfast in bed, tough ;)). It was Rs 380/person. From the Gorakhpur (center) railway station to Sunauli, the city by the border, there are…

We’re in Goa! We decided on the north part, because we rented a beautiful apartment via airBnB (click to see the pictures) in Calangute. It’s 5 min ride away with a scooter from the city centre. Which is great because the town is flooded with Russians. I’ll tell you one thing. Indians can speak Russian! We came by train, we did the reservation a week before and the ride cost us Rs800 (10 eur). We started the journey at 11am and a curious gentlemen in the next seat…

It was actually pretty easy. We bought tickets for Rs 600 few days 2 days before, the train was on time, we got our reserved seats. One of the most beautiful sights in Sri Lanka is supposed to be the train ride from Kandy to Ella. And it was. Green everywhere! Train was really comfortable with plenty of room between the rows. One thing we didn’t anticipate was the lack of food vendors. Thank Eddard Stark we had lots of fruit, avocado and crackers! 🙂 I can see…