The White City. Romantic. City of Lakes. We have hit the midpoint of our India adventure and it feels almost like the literal cresting of a peak. The wide open possibilities of our calendar have now been chopped into distinct … Continue reading →
About Fritz and Maria
Fritz and Maria have been living, drinking and brewing together for over 20 years. As beer commentators and educators they strive to create a beerocracy where people exercise their palates by voting for quality in the marketplace. Their interests include the personalities, business, and culture of craft beer worldwide. As distillers for Rough Hands, they loved being at the place where magic meets science. Fritz and Maria can be found speaking at beery events, holding guided tastings, judging competitions.
We added Aurangabad on a whim, looking for places on the way to Rajastan. It is a little out of the way, but easily done thanks to a stop on the daily Mumbai to Udaipur flight. We arrived at dawn … Continue reading →
After preferring the history and urban vibes of Panjim over supposedly laid back Vagator, maybe we shouldn’t have been surprised how much we liked Mumbai. Although this place was one of the key drivers of this trip, we entered the … Continue reading →
The Russian invasion. Apparently when Thomas Cook went bankrupt, there was a hole in the Goan tourist market. It has been filled with Russians, who have moved from their northern beaches to cover even Palolem. Our initial reaction to Palolem … Continue reading →
The chilly autorickshaw trip from Hospet to Hampi revealed a more rural village life than we had seen before apart from views out of bus windows. Sleepy dogs and cows wandered into the roads, and people emerged from behind bleak … Continue reading →