Basia Zarzycka

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We nearly didnt make it ashore at Tuticorin as we had business visa not tourist visas. This problem was solved when we had our photo taken with the head of immigration Mr Ganeshmurthi. Thoothukudi also known as Tuticorin, is a city and is now a corporation. The city is also known as “Pearl City”. It […]

Serene Kochi has been drawing traders and explorers to its shores for over 600 years. Nowhere else in India could you find such an intriguing mix: giant fishing nets from China, a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj. The result is an unlikely blend of medieval Portugal, […]

In the backwaters of India’s southern state of Kerala, traditional village life goes on much as it has for the last 50 years. The occasional satellite dish, motorized houseboat or construction of a new guesthouse are the only nods to increased outside interest in this seemingly endless string of interconnected waterways, paddy fields and coconut […]

Mangalore Port, the main export from here is coal, lots of it. Alternating from relaxed coastal town to hectic nightmare, Mangaluru (more commonly known as Mangalore) has a Jekyll and Hyde thing going, but it’s a pleasant enough place to to visit. While there’s not a lot to do here, it has an appealing off-the-beaten-path […]

India is a vibrant land of startling contrasts where both the traditional and modern worlds meet. The world’s seventh largest nation by area and the second largest in terms of population, India boasts a rich heritage – the result of centuries of different cultures and religions leaving their mark. Highlights for travelers include the opportunity […]

On the western coast of Saurashtra, Gujarat, lies the harbour city of Porbandar. Porbandar holds a historically important place in the history of India, as it is the birth place of Father of our Nation Mahatma Gandhi, and Lord Saudama , best friend of Lord Krishna . Porbandar is a coastal city, situated at the […]