- DIRTY GIRLS LIKE DIRTY TRUCKS (probably dirty trekkers also)I casually slipped off the warm memory foam mattress, underneath the smooth silk sheets and into the aromatic hot tub below. My arm is outstretched. "Bucks Fizz Kabhi". It is 5 AM and a rude knock on the door Posted by gavinbose in TEMPLES,TEAS,TIGERS & TANTRUMS IN TRAINS | Oct 22, 2014
- Trip SummaryWow, where to begin? India was such a fascinating place to visit. It far exceeded my expectations, mostly because I didn't have many expectation when we left. I wanted to see the Taj Mahal and everything else Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- Day 11 - Going HomeToday will be a long day; mostly waiting around. Our flight doesn't take off until 10:50 this evening.
We wake up, and clean up as we will need to check out by 12:00. We started packing last night, so Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- Day 10 - DelhiWe are in no hurry, so we slept in a little bit, then cleaned up and went down for a nice breakfast. Beginning to think that there is a competition between the groups to get people to eat. Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- Day 9 - Goodbyes and New DelhiToday we leave the train, bid farewell to Seema and Prem and Lily and Som, then head back to the JW Marriott.
We woke up early to shower and finish packing. The train was already in the Delhi train station Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- Day 8 - Agra - Taj MahalOur final day on-board the RROW takes us to one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World - the Taj Mahal. But first, we will see the Red Fort and have a nice lunch.
We load up the bus Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- Day 7 - VaranasiToday we will be visiting Varanasi, the oldest living city in India, if not the world, and the holiest city for the Hindu religion. Located on the Ganges River, it is a pilgrimage site for the Hindu faithful. Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 22, 2014
- PETULA AND TARQUIN PREPARE TO TREKGo Airways did as it said on the label. Fortunately there are no Indian airlines called "Breakdown", "Engine failure" or "crash".
GO took us to the romantic sounding Bagdogra, the main airport serving the West Bengal Hills. Politics cannot Posted by gavinbose in TEMPLES,TEAS,TIGERS & TANTRUMS IN TRAINS | Oct 21, 2014
- KOLKATA: DIRT AND DURGADubai certainly seemed a long 5 1/2 hours away after the aircraft touched down at Subhash Chandra Bose Airport, Kolkata, a full 67 years and and 45 days since Indian Independence. The airport had certainly been radically modernised recently and Posted by gavinbose in TEMPLES,TEAS,TIGERS & TANTRUMS IN TRAINS | Oct 21, 2014
- Day 6 - KhajurahoAfter yesterday's busy schedule, we were able to sleep in this morning. The journey from Jaipur to Khajuraho is a long one, so we had some time to just relax this morning en route.
The town of Khajuraho is a Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 20, 2014
- Day 5 - Second Half - Jaipur - Elephant RideAfter a quick train ride, we departed for our afternoon and evening in Jaipur. We will be starting out at the Amber Fort and will be arriving at the fort on Elephant back. As our bus arrives, Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 19, 2014
- CAMEL SAFARI
Camel Safari is a big tourist thing here, in Rajasthan.
The overnight option i Posted by OwenY in Owen & Lily back in INDIA | Oct 19, 2014
- 18 HOURS ON THE RANIKHET EXPRESS
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/152071/9CE4B644031564BFFD6F2B5DA651E41A.jp Posted by OwenY in Owen & Lily back in INDIA | Oct 19, 2014
- Day 5 - First Half - Sawai Madhopur - SafariToday is one of the days I've been waiting for - Safari Day. Crossing our fingers that we see more than just birds and squirrels.
So we get up at 5:00 am to leave at 6:00 am for our visit Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 19, 2014
- Day 4 - Second Half - ChittorgarhThe second half of our day would be spent in the town of Chittorgarh. Chittorgarh basically means the fort in Chittor. It's a fortified town that resides high in the hills. It has been invaded and conquered Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 19, 2014
- Day 4 - First Half - UdaipurToday would be a split day with a visit to the White City of Udaipur in the morning and then the Chittorgarh Fort in the afternoon and early evening. We are having a great time with our friends and Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 19, 2014
- Day 3 - JodhpurOur first day in Rajasthan will include some sightseeing, lunch and a little shopping before returning to the train for dinner.
The trip from Delhi to Jodhpur is about 625 Km in length with most of the travel in the overnight Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 19, 2014
- Southern IndiaEverything in southern India has a different flavor. From the language, primarily Tamil to the vegetarian cuisine - thalis and dosas, to the terrain. Days are spent coming from or going to visit temples of which there are literally thousands, Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Oct 19, 2014
- India : Take 3 : Scene 1Well here I am back in India for the third time, still trying to work out what it is that continues to drive me back here. I have to say though, it seems to get better every time...
So travelling wise, Posted by Lady-K in Incredulous Tales from a Naïve Traveller | Oct 18, 2014
- Radio silenceHello All!
No, I have not been trampled by an elephant-but it sure felt like it when I went shopping at peak hours during Diwali!
And I have not been bitten by a cobra-although one was found and killedin out backyard! Posted by Lorraine'sblog in Tamil Nadu | Oct 15, 2014
- Day 2 - New DelhiSome sightseeing in Delhi then the start of our train journey.
Started off with breakfast before checking out of the hotel. We had a driver to take us around before we head to the train station.
Our first stops of the Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 14, 2014
- My Reason for Being in India Starts in 8 Days!This past week I received my initial Volunteer Placement information of where I will be putting my loving skills to best use.
I will be doing my humanitarian duties at the Arya Kanya Orphanage located north of Delhi which houses 84 Posted by bodyhealer21 in Transforming Lives Globally | Oct 12, 2014
- Day 1 - New DelhiToday would be our first full day in India. After a good night's rest, we had breakfast and met up with our friends. We then went for a little shopping and a little sight-seeing before returning to the Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 11, 2014
- IndiaDay 1 16.09.14
Heading to the airport was a nightmare how do I say good bye to mum? I could hardly speak, but the worst was to come the airport wait I thought Aberdeen was bad but Heathrow was even worse...Thank Posted by skelman22 in my adventure | Oct 11, 2014
- And so it begins...So we're sitting here enjoying a glass of Indian wine in a beautiful hotel in New Delhi. Needless to say, we've made it here safe and sound. It was a long day of travel, but we'll get a Posted by Herk58 in 2014 - Our Journey to India | Oct 10, 2014