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“La Route du Bonheur” across Rajasthan, with SUJÁN…

“In the mid-1950s the so-called ‘Blue’ train from Paris’ Gare de Lyon lead passengers along the route from Paris to the Côte d’Azur. A road was built in parallel to the train, and outposts of fine French taste started to flourish along this route. As the owners of one of these establishments, Marcel and Nelly Tilloy saw an opportunity to band together with other locales sharing the same unflagging passion for hospitality and excellent cuisine. They offered an enticing culinary itinerary, encouraging travellers to explore all the spots. Soon this itinerary acquired the moniker “La Route du Bonheur” or “Road of Happiness”.”

Relais & Châteaux

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Peacocks and Parakeets

From my parent’s house in Johannesburg, South Africa, I can see both these species of bird. Both are beautiful, noisy and fill you with a sense of awe and admiration. You can sit transfixed, ogling at how someone, or something, could have had the creative spirit to create such creatures. The colour green sits so prominent on both their plumages. Read More Peacocks and Parakeets »