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Encounters with Locals

Different societies have different norms when it comes to what is or isn't considered to be polite. India is no exception. I was always told, don't talk about sex or politics and you'll be okay. What I wasn't prepared for were the (often hilarious) comments that are, shall we say, not considered impolite. From these to words of wisdom from unexpected sources, to discovering just how important having a good cricket team can be, in Encounters I share with you some gems.

The Raika Journey – Immersive Tourism Supporting the Camel herders of Rajasthan

The Raika are a community in peril, their lifestyle is in danger and their future is uncertain. The Raika provide the globally recognisable images we see of the Pushkar Camel Fair and yet, this fair provides nothing towards their wellbeing and sustainability. To delve a little into their history is to open a Pandora’s Box of…