Hitchhiking to India With No Money

Posted on June 29, 2010 in Travel Tales

Hand to Mouth to India book cover

Hitching to India when I was 20 was like a rite of passage, hitting the road with just a loaf of bread, a sleeping bag, a clarinet and a toothbrush, determined to trust in Fate and make my way overland with the gods on my side.

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Life as a Punter in Cambridge

Posted on May 15, 2010 in Travel Tales

cambridge punts

Returning to England for the first time in years, I lived on the river in Cambridge for a couple of summers taking tourists for a ride in a traditional narrow boat. The history I made up as I went along.

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My First Season in Goa, 1995

Posted on May 15, 2010 in Travel Tales

house in the goan jungle

[Excerpt from Tales of a Road Junky ] Goa in 1995 had already passed its heyday as the Mecca of trance parties and the tens of thousands of foreigners looking to dance the night away to repetitive beats had stirred…

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