Our favourite places in India – Hampi

By Debbie Kindness | May 4, 2013

A small quaint village in the middle of the Deccan Plateau, in the middle of South India, Hampi is believed to be Kishkindha, the monkey kingdom, home of King Sugreeva and Hanuman mentioned in the Ramayana. The first historical settlements in Hampi date back to 1 AD. It is also believed to be a location where Lord Shiva came to

Festivals and Fairs of India

By Debbie Kindness | August 26, 2012

India is a country that seems to have a festival on somewhere just about every day of the year. So, I did some research and found this comprehensive list of the major and many of the less known festivals held each year.Here is a list and short description of these festivals by date order. Try planning your trip around