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Kenya’s Mombasa

The ship docked after a week crawling across the placid Arabian Sea. My foot touched African soil for the first time to the sound of an African greeting, “Jambo.”

As I explored Kenya’s coastal city, Mombasa, sea breezes sailed in off the ocean.  Continue reading Kenya’s Mombasa

Leaving India

Ship off the Kenyan coast

Photo courtesy: Andrew Thomas — Wikimedia Commons

Three times I’ve left India, (oops, now it’s four, since writing this post) and two of those times were by sea. Firstly, I chugged across the Palk Straight from Rameswaram to Mannar Island, Lanka.

The second sea exit was Continue reading Leaving India

Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari

Photo courtesy: P.M. Puniyameen — Wikimedia Commons

On the southern most tip of India lies Kanyakumari.

I visited this wind swept pilgrimage point before the rows of souvenir stalls and temples were constructed. Continue reading Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari