No passport required: Travel without going anywhere

Adventure abounds right where you live, so lock up the iPads and take your kids on a journey of discovery - go on a hike or climb a rock wall

On a rainy night in 1977 in the east of India, out on an open field, our rudimentary canvas shelters soaked and sleeping bags wet, a small patrol of boys inspected one another by the low light of a torch and there they were.

Leeches.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 02, 2019, with the headline 'Travel without going anywhere'. Print Edition | Subscribe