Monkey show in India

Monkeys on the road in India

When in India, you will find people doing tricks on the road involving animals of which monkey tricks are the most common. I am not sure if you know that the word monkey is a general word for a variety of species of monkeys.  In fact, they are primates that include apes and prosimians such as lemur and humans. There are 13 species of monkeys in India of which the ‘Common Langur’ is the most abundant. They are also known as the ‘Hanuman Langur’ and they are purely vegetarian. In fact, these langurs are everywhere. You’ll even find these in the city of Agra where the Taj Mahal is situated.

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10 strange behaviours you might encounter on an airplane

Rude things you might encounter on an airplane

Have you ever been on an airplane and you had to put up with people that were so rude that you just wish you could kick them out of the plane? Let’s face, it no matter where you are travelling to, you’re cramped in the small compartment like cattle. So unless you are travelling by business class – you’re the cattle class or simply the economy class. And if you happen to be travelling to India from Canada, the USA or Great Britain then you are stuck for at least 10 hours and more and might have to endure strange behaviours of other passengers.

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How to start a travel blog and make money eBook

Enjoying myself in Southern France

Most people love to travel or go on holiday. Many of these travellers and holidaymakers are able to showcase their travels and their holiday pictures to the world through their blogs. They are able to publish their itineraries, their photos, videos, travel tips and so on for the world to see. Some are able to make money from it and some are even able to fund their travels from the money they earn.

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I am now an ixigo expert

ixigo expert panel

I am delighted to inform everyone that I am now part of the ixigo expert panel. Ixigo happens to be one of India’s largest and award winning travel search engines that was founded in 2006.

The panel of experts consist of travel enthusiasts who work towards simplifying the life of travellers and to make travelling in India a happy experience. Therefore the Ixigo experts advice and answer questions on a topic they feel most comfortable with.

My interests include my own state of Bihar, women’s issues and travel safety. This means that I answer questions relating to travelling to Bihar and questions related to women’s safety. Here’s my ixigo expert panel page.

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Swiss woman gang raped in central India

Capital punishment for rape

Crimes against women in India (large scale female infanticide/gender-bias/rape/dowry deaths/domestic violence) are very common but crimes against female tourists to India should not be overlooked by the tourism industry of India.

A Swiss woman has been gang-raped by a group of men in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is thought the woman was camping in a forest with her husband on cycling trip when about 8 men attacked the couple on the 15th of March 2013, robbed the pair and raped the woman in front of her husband. The woman (aged 40) was later admitted to a hospital in Gwalior city.

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