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India Map - Rajahmundry To Cuttack

End of the Road

Somewhere between Rajahmundry and Cuttack. With the sun starting to set we were conscious that we needed to find a bed for the night. According to the map we were close to the next town, but weren't quite sure how far we had left to go. Up ahead we spotted the overhead gantries of the next toll plaza. Coming from…

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For the Love of Momos

We arrived in to Dharan Bazar just after dark, found somewhere to stay, then set out on foot to explore the local town square and fill our grumbling stomachs. Being quite hungry we were quickly drawn to the south-eastern corner where there were a few food stalls. One stall in particular seemed busy, so I tried what can only be…

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Bulgarian Police Car

It was late, almost midnight-late, and we'd had a long day on the road, through Romania, across a rather bizarre border into Bulgaria and pushed on, well past our bed time. Earlier in the day we'd witness the sneaky local police, hiding behind a bush with a speed camera. But we'd had the flash of headlights from a friendly local…

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A Dogubayazit Haircut

Today I went to a genuine Turkish barbers. I know it was genuine because it was actually in Turkey, in the far east of the country, in a little town called Dogubayazit. Although it's close to the Iranian border and in the shadow of Mt Ararat, I doubt they see many tourists. I was long overdue a haircut, and while…

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