G&J (Great Journeys): The Long Lonely Road
This is the story of when our car broke down in the middle of nowhere, 10 km away from Shahpura and 52 km from Umaria, the nearest railhead for Bandhavgarh National Park in Eastern Madhya Pradesh.
G&J (Great Journeys): Stranded in heaven
The next morning a brilliant blue sky slashed with wisps of white clouds greeted us. Snow-tipped mountains looked down benevolently on the cacophony of devotion – the tolling of temple bells and the chanting of bhajans – that surged through the temple town of Kedarnath.
G&J (Great Journeys): Yamunotri: Divine and dangerous
The trek was arduous but it pulled back the curtains on a stunning landscape – milky waterfalls, mysterious dense forests that seemed to close in on us, and overhanging rocks polished and hammered by nature into weird shapes.
G&J (Great Journeys): Sublime indulgence at spas around the world
Today, spas strive to be more than just a rejuvenating massage; they seek to help guests embrace the environment by using natural and local produce. Here are some of our more memorable spa experiences over the years.
G&J (Great Journeys): Spooked in the city of Bath
Dave then requested the group to stand under a holly tree where the tent used to stand and commanded us to be open to the paranormal – a gust of wind, perhaps, a muffled shriek of pain, an eerie tingling, like thin bony fingers trailing across the nape of the neck…
G&J (Great Journeys): A midsummer dream safari
Reni Pani Jungle Lodge's existence is so expertly camouflaged that it seems to almost disappear into the landscape.
G&J (Great Journeys): Cruising the high seas
Over the decades, we watched as the world of waves changed dramatically – cruise ships grew bigger and more beautiful and technologically smarter! The ship and its attractions became as alluring as the land excursions.
G&J (Great Journeys): Zagreb: A Shy Violet Blooms
When it was a part of the old Yugoslavia, Zagreb was looked upon as Belgrade’s oft-overlooked poor relative. When Croatia became independent in 1991, the shy violet earned its spotlight in the sun.
G&J (Great Journeys): Driving with whisky very risky
The admonitions and the physical landscape, almost cruel in its beauty, served to remind us that one must not take nature for granted; that the forces of creation could spin out of control any time and that man is insignificant in the fabric of creation.