This Monday we got up at 6:30 to go dolphin watching. We left our beach hut and with the help of the skipper and his mate, pushed the boat down oily chocks into the bumpy bay.  The 7 metre long boat was wooden, blue and white, with a starboard outrigger and a 9.9, Read More

Three Awesome Days on an Indian Sleeper Train By Sam (aged 10) Today, I woke up curled into the top bunk of a A/C 3 sleeper train at 5 o’clock in the morning Indian time (or half past 11 English time), 2 stops away from Madgaon station in Goa, India.  This was our 36th, Read More

Monday wasn’t actually very smug at all, it was actually pretty rubbish.  We spent eight hours in a car driving to Pushkar, and then spent another hour and a half listening to daddy have arguments about rubbish hotels.  A few days later though, we arrived at Agra… We have now been to the Taj, Read More

Today, we hopped in the car for an eight hour journey with Joni our Indian driver, towards Jaisalmer.  However, we did not go to Jaisalmer, we went to the desert near Jaisalmer to go on a camel safari instead.  Once we got there we named one camel Jeff, and found out the other camel’s, Read More

This weekend we have been rafting on the seti river. At first we only wanted gentle water but at the end we were yelling, at the top of our lungs, for more meter-high waves. We were in a rafting group of nine people.  There were two rafts and we us four were in one, Read More

Today Evan got bitten by a leech.  A fly landed on his boot, he looked down and a leech was climbing out of his boot.  There was blood tricking down his foot!  We were in Kinche on the way to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal when this one happened but it had happened before, Read More

  Today me and my dad went to Poon Hill (Spoon Hill as I call it).  I got woken up at four o ‘clock in the morning.  Then I was forced to put on my clothes (all of the clothes I owned), it was NOBLIN!!!  Plus, to add to this it was pitch black., Read More

Today we finished our volunteering.  The family said goodbye by blessing us with tika and a marigold.  This is an ancient, hindu ritual.

Today is my dad’s birthday! We made my dad a mind numbingly awesome card. The card made my dad cry! On the front it had huge green mountains and an EPIC sunset. It was drawn as if you were flying on the back of an eagle, looking over the Kathmandu valley. We both wrote, Read More

  This is our first Smug Monday Adventure.  Today has been a two adventure day. Adventure one – Garden of Dreams Adventure two – Broken Bouddhanath Temple