Radically Ever After Blog

Bodo village walk, Bodoland 5

Bodoland, India – A Land Untouched

On our walk with the elephants through a Bodo village this woman stepped out of her home and made an announcement in Assamese, her hands gesturing all over to drive home the point. Not knowing a word of Assamese, I thought she was trying to shoo us away (these damn tourists) but luckily…

Majuli, Assam, India 10

Majuli Island, Assam – Where Art is Worship

 An illustrated map I made to help visitors orient themselves on this many-splendored island. Seemed fitting to pay an artistic tribute to such an artistic island. Distances mentioned are from Garamur Junction as the start point. Rented cycles from Majuli...

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Slow Travel in 2019

  If I had to pick one travel resolution for 2019 it would be to travel s-l-o-w and slower than ever. And in the time-honoured tradition of new year resolutions, I did break it before the first week was up....

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Santa Caterina of the Dancing Rock, Italy

A Picturesque Corner of Italy’s Lake District  Painted from a moment I captured on Lake Maggiore two years ago on a two-month trip in northern Italy. One of the most interesting places I’ve ever been. Off the standard tourist circuit and...

Barcelona Things to Do, Spain. Palau de la Musica 12

10 Days in Barcelona – Places I Loved

One of Europe’s most visited cities, Barcelona got its name from the Romans who named it Iulia Augusta Faventia Paterna Barcino. The name evolved to Barcinona in the Middle Ages and later to the current Barcelona. To break it down,...

Las Alpujarras, Rural Spain, Trevelez, Andalusia, Granada, backpacking Spain, Granada Tourism 14

Las Alpujarras – A Road Trip in Rural Andalusia

Small-town tranquility needs to be bottled and sold as a mood. Back to my busy days now, it feels surreal to look back on these mountain villages where no one’s ever in a hurry. I had no idea that after...

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Island-hopping in Nusa Penida, Bali

A cluster of diverse and dramatic natural spectacles huddled on three islands within hopping distance of one another is pretty much nature’s way of saying: Knock yourself out, kid. And that’s what drew us to Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan &...

Streets of Trinidad, Cuba 10

Trinidad: 16th century charm meets underground Reggaeton

A 16th-century town whose cobbled past stands preserved despite all present-day intrusions. A Spanish colonial town in central Cuba, Trinidad is both a slow dance with yesterday and a reggaeton party between stalactites and bats hiding from said reggaeton (thanks...

Cuba Travel Tips 10

Cuba: 15 Things to Know Before You Go

With three weeks spent in Cuba this February, I gleaned a bunch of travel tips that will be useful for anyone considering a trip to this one-of-a-kind island. Here goes!  My 3-Week Itinerary: The first 4 days I spent exploring...