Homestays can be a wonderful way to get a closer insight into the culture of the place you are visiting when you’re on your travels. Here are three very different homestay options which Tribes offers in South Africa, Peru and India, and a wonderful holiday in India which uses nearly all homestays during 14 days.
In my post earlier this month about Nepal tours I mentioned that I am sorting out a recce trip to Bhutan. A few people have been in touch asking me more about this Bhutan tour and it’s really a very exciting trip.
I had dinner last night at the Nepalese Embassy in London, one of those fabulously grand buildings in Kensington Gardens. With so many embassies here you imagine a thousand unseen security eyes following your progress along the road. Should I take Ferrero Rocher for the ambassador? No, I won’t be a victim of a TV advert!
My 11-year stood up, put both hands in the air with utter exuberance and yelled, just as the elephant on which he was standing completely drenched him with a trunk full of water!! OK, so some people reading this might gasp and consider me a dreadful mother, but hey, the joy on his face was palpable,