How to find the Beatles Ashram

By DontForgetYourTeam Posted: August 17, 2012 at 10:10 am


Having spent quite some time scouring the Internet for the answer, I came to the conclusion that finding the Beatles ashram is not easy or clear. So for the sake of those wishing to visit I thought I’d create a guide to visiting this amazing, if slightly surreal, place.

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    Laxman Jhula, Meditation and Monkeys attack!

    By DontForgetYourTeam Posted: August 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm


    So, our second day in India, and we decided to take it easy. Rainforest house has been providing us with the most amazing food since we arrived. We simply ask for the “Indian” option (there are western alternatives on offer which have certainly received rave reviews from the other guests and do look delicious) and what time we would like it served. All vegetarian, which we are not, yet proves that one can enjoy amazing food without meat. I never thought I’d write that.

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      Travelling, Rishikesh, monkeys and we’re hoping for sleep at some point!

      By DontForgetYourTeam Posted: August 13, 2012 at 6:55 am

      The last post was sent from our departure gate at Heathrow, we’re still alive and we’ve been drinking “Steripenned” Indian tap water (see why here) with, as of yet, no ill affects! We boarded our flight from Heathrow terminal 5 (we had a delicious meal at Carluccios) to Delhi. We attempted a bit of charm on the air steward to try for an upgrade or more leg room but sadly failed!! Maybe on the return flight?! (Hints and tips on how to get an upgrade)

      On the plane, we sat next to a Balwinder, a great conversationalist who gave us his thoughts on places we really shouldn’t miss out on (also invited us to go and stay with him if we’re ever in Canada), including a visit to

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        Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink (safely).

        By DontForgetYourTeam Posted: August 7, 2012 at 8:42 pm

        So, as some if you may know, DFYT is off to India today. We have been busy planning our first week, as after a few days relaxing days in the mountains of Rishikesh, we will be flying by the seat of our pants and following the advice of locals and other travellers.
        But there is one thing we are not planning on taking a risk on Рgetting ill from drinking funky water. The water supply in India has a reputation for being full of nasties, from E. coli and Salmonella bacteria to the hepatitis virus (Drinking India’s tap water can yield more than a bad case of Delhi belly) and whilst many people do travel without problems, we looked at how we could minimise the risks.
        We have several options (with the assumption that chemical pollution is not a problem):

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          The Blog has begun!

          By DontForgetYourTeam Posted: July 31, 2012 at 2:44 pm

          Well, it’s taken a while, but we are finally up and running with our very own Blog!

          We will be updating you on our travels, posting hints and tips on packing, showing you how to make sure you avoid those holiday disasters and sharing stories, both good and bad.

          Please keep any comments coming and be sure to check back regularly to see what’s new.


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