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“I like to touch her when somebody else is watching…”

Here’s another typical Drinking Traveller story for most of you not to believe and for the rest of you to shake your heads and say, “oh Roy”. Truth be told, I’m beginning to feel a bit like John McClane when he says, “How can the same shit keep happening to the same guy?” except with … Continue reading »

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The Happy Valley Tea Estate in Darjeeling, India

This may come as a shock to some, but, as I mentioned in my recent post about lassi, I do occasionally partake in the drinking of non-alcoholic beverages. In fact, I’m a big tea fan. For starters, I’m British, also fell in love with mate in Argentina and Paraguay and, while we were busy poisoning … Continue reading »

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Blue Lassi Shop in Varanasi, India

Ask people where their favourite place in India is and most say “Varanasi”. Then again, others say it’s their least favourite place in India, but however you feel about Varanasi, the Blue Lassi Shop is a welcome haven from the burning bodies, traffic fumes and sacred cow shit. You might wonder why I’m bothering to … Continue reading »

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Silent Noise Parties in Palolem Beach, Goa, India

The party scene in Goa is dead, has been for a long time, or at least that’s what I read as I grew close. The word “Goa”, like a phantom from a sixties I never knew, has for a long time sung to me, conjuring images of beach parties, free love, wild hedonism… But as I … Continue reading »

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