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  • March 27 (Fri)I woke up at 8am and got up immediately to get my day going. Orchha has some palaces and I thought that I would go sightseeing at them and a temple or two today. Since the weather here Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 28, 2015
  • March 26 (Thurs)The last few days had been busy and I had fallen way behind on some of the things that I needed to do so I decided to have a quiet day. I started by sleeping in a little longer Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 28, 2015
  • March 25 (Wed) I was careful not to sleep late this morning because I had a busy day planned. One of the tasks I wanted to do was load the photos I had taken over the Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 28, 2015
  • March 24 (Tues)My watch alarm woke me this morning. I was refreshed and immediately began to get my things together so I could meet Rakeshsen and Aasish at the appointed hour of 7am. Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 27, 2015
  • March 23 (Mon)Today I slept in because I had a quiet day planned. Then I made a cup of hot tea (using the hot water appliance in my room), got my computer out and went to work. Unfortunately I couldn’t Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 27, 2015
  • March 22 (Sun)After a good night’s sleep I got out of bed quickly, got dressed and cleaned up, and then headed down to the lobby of the hotel. Here I met Rakeshsen and Aasish who were waiting for me; another employee Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 27, 2015
  • March 21 (Sat)I slept reasonably well and had breakfast at the Hotel Zen shortly after getting up. Breakfast today was a bowl of muesli with some curd and sliced fresh fruit. It was good but the dish was expensive and Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 27, 2015
  • Kerala Part One - Thiruvananthapuram and VarkalaIt was a fairly quick trip through Kerala state. In total we spent just over a week in five different cities (towns) within the state. We took our first train rides in India this last week. They were not long Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Mar 25, 2015
  • Raunchy Khajuraho and Holy VaranasiKhajuraho Despite protestations from the guesthouse owner in Orchha, we decided to take the slow 3rd class pack ‘m all in as tight as you can train to Khajuraho. Supposedly, the train takes about four hours but that’s if it arrives Posted by Deb_Scott in Eat. Drink. See & Do. | Mar 24, 2015
  • March 19 (Thurs) During the night a few people who were looking for places to sleep wandered into our carriage but I noticed that the students would confront them and none of these Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 19, 2015
  • March 20 (Fri)I slept until about 7:30 and then got up. The motel room came with a small pot with an insulated coil inside of it that will heat up water; I decided to start my day with a cup of Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 24, 2015
  • Yoga Teacher Training 10 days down.Overwhelming but worth it Week 1 in Yoga teacher training school done, 3 weeks to go. My body and mind feel VERY tired, I am hoping it is just a matter of getting used to the schedule and kickstarting the brain into learning again! Posted by Amyexploring in Return to Adventures... 2015 | Mar 22, 2015
  • Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and OrchhaAgra Naturally, we were both eager to lay eyes upon, ‘a teardrop on the cheek of eternity’ and ‘the embodiment of all things pure’ but we were wary of tourist hordes and wondered whether the Taj Mahal would live up to Posted by Deb_Scott in Eat. Drink. See & Do. | Mar 20, 2015
  • March 19 (Thurs)During the night a few people who were looking for places to sleep wandered into our carriage but I noticed that the students would confront them and none of these folks stopped in our carriage for long. Around midnight Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 19, 2015
  • March 18 (Wed) [center][/center] Today is a travel day; I plan to take the 5:45pm train from Varanasi to Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 19, 2015
  • March 17 (Tues)This morning I got up when the noise outside prevented me from sleeping any more. I discovered that the power was out again when I tried switching on a light. The highlight of Varanasi is supposed to be walking along Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 19, 2015
  • GoaGoa is actually a state within India and not a specific city, like I thought it was. We have spent four nights in Goa, two in the town of Panaji and two at Palolem Beach. Neither one of these two Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Mar 19, 2015
  • Reaching Rishikesh Have just completed my main ‘epic journey’ (physical not spiritual) for this trip to India. I chose to take trains instead of flying because it really is the most enjoyable way to trave Posted by Amyexploring in Return to Adventures... 2015 | Mar 16, 2015
  • MumbaiWe have made it to Mumbai and it is a huge city. A person would need several days, if not a week or so to see most of the sites. Fran and I were saying in the Fort district and Posted by Bigstick333 in Tea and Spice Tour | Mar 17, 2015
  • March 16 (Mon)When I woke this morning the rain had stopped; the sky was partly cloudy and occasionally the sun would pop out. I wanted to check the weather for the day but when I tried to use my netbook I Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 17, 2015
  • Incredibly, more India Yes, yes, still in India, and it's not the last post on this vast country. We are nearing the end of a year here, yet there is still so much to see. Dhrangadhra's got the feel of Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Mar 16, 2015
  • Hampi, Holi & Hollie's Bday [img=http://ph Posted by TeamZecca in Funemployed World Tour | Mar 15, 2015
  • March 15 (Sun)It was noisy in the morning so I got up shortly after awaking. I was hungry and consulted my guidebook to see if there were any good restaurants in the area. It recommended a place called the Brown Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 15, 2015
  • March 14 (Sat) All train schedules are online and there were a couple of stops of significance that my train made on its way to Varanasi. I jotted down the departure times for them Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 15, 2015
  • March 13 (Fri)It was raining when I woke this morning. This was a bit of a surprise because I’ve been keeping tabs on the weather and rain wasn’t forecast to start until late in the afternoon. But the rain didn’t Posted by kpoleary in India Trip | Mar 15, 2015
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