First published in The Sun-Herald, 2005
On the run from the glamour and excess of Goa, I arrive in the holy town of Omkareshwar at the heart of India, the ferocious heat of the plains like a wild dog at my back.
Kate Hamilton was awarded an Australia Council Emerging Writers grant in 2005 to work on a non-fiction book about her pilgrimage to Mt Kailash in the far west of Tibet.…
First published in Black & White, 2004
In search of adventure, we take a bus from Ecuador’s capital Quito and head east into the Amazon Basin. The road climbs to the highland paramo, wreathed in cloud, then drops through rainforest in every shade of green – trees bearded with silver lichens and vermillion bromeliads, spliced with cascading falls and below, the roar of white water.