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Letter to Son No.1 – Delhi

Note: Before setting off on my circumnavigation of the world, I promised to send a monthly letter to my then 9 year old son. This would be photocopied by his mother and sent on to other family members and friends. … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Delhi Interlude

Houseboat ‘Winsor’ – Srinagar 20th May Delhi Interlude Shortly before I left London, a friend asked me to visit some friends of hers in Delhi and take them a present of some baby’s clothes. I got to see Achil and … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Srinagar

Houseboat ‘Winsor’ – Srinagar 20th May I’ve got a temperature and am on a hot tea fast to overcome my trots. My sprained ankle is slowly on the mend, but I now have contusions on my right leg because I … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Ladakh (i)

Tak Guest House Leh, Ladakh, June 3rd There are many people who, like me, are travelling the world for a year or so. The secret object is to discover a place to stop, a place which is both relaxing and … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Ladakh (ii)

Tak Guest House Monday 17th June At the Northern tip of India, Ladakh, is a spiritual and energetic land of amazing beauty, on the roof of the world. Buddhism first came to Ladakh from India, many centuries before Tibet was … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No. 1 – Kerala

Moon Cottage, Kovalum October 1-6 1985 Somewhere in the mists of time and post offices, Letter no. 4 has disappeared. There is no note about it in my diary. However, I did send a now lost letter to my parents … Continue reading

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Letter 6 to Son No. 1 – On Leaving India

Written at Basoto Hotel, Ernakulum, Kerala 21/22 October 1985 When I set off on my circumnavigation of the world, I promised to send you a letter a month. This is letter 6 which means that I’m about halfway through the … Continue reading

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