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Article 'I Went to Kashmir after its Autonomy was Revoked' on travel blog Teja on the Horizon | Sun obscured by hazy cloud with its light reflecting matte on the surface of Nigeen Lake, Kashmir 2

I Went to Kashmir After Its Autonomy Was Revoked

I went to Srinagar in September 2019, when Kashmir was still in turmoil. On 5 August, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP-led government had suddenly and unilaterally revoked Article 370 in the Indian Constitution. At the time, I...

Valparaiso's Unexpected British Chilean Heritage | article on slow travel blog Teja on the Horizon | Chilean flag over Welsh flag over the entrance of Brecons restaurant in Valparaiso 6

Valparaiso's Unexpected British Chilean Heritage

The eerie feeling I had when I began exploring Valparaiso on foot, increased as I wound my way through the converging old streets that steeply descended towards the port. The city felt oddly familiar. It felt a bit like… Newcastle....

View of Indian railway train tracks against countryside from inside a train cabin | Travel sustainably by taking the train 4

Leaving Varanasi on a Train Bound for Lucknow

I stowed my things beneath the bottom bunk, climbed up to mine, and breathed a sigh of relief. The train leaving Varanasi had not left without me.  A detour for Banaras silk before leaving Varanasi It was a close shave...

Travel story 'Underground Thought in Varanasi: Contrasts and Blasphemies' | Mural depicting the third eye on a wall of the Underground Cafe in Varanasi | controversial thoughts of a first visit to India 2

Underground in Varanasi: Contrasts and Blasphemies

By far, the most common remark from foreigners who have travelled in India, is that she does not leave you unmoved. Whether you loved her or hated her, whether you’ve felt both – in succession or at once – India...

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