Travel Blogs from Gurgaon, India

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A few days in the Capital, Dehli, India travel blog

A few days in the Capital

A travel blog entry by radsolv

20 Nov 80 several days hanging out here in coffee shop. Beer and ice cream. Piece of work Catholic' lady who ran hostel where we stayed. No photos. ...

The Wedding, Jalhundar, India travel blog

The Wedding

A travel blog entry by prbrown

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... dance until they give you money to go away. Unfortunately the natives got it into their heads that Australians love to dance. In India women dance with women and men dance with men. I must say that the young lads were very enthusiastic dancers. One point ...

Mehendi - Videos, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Mehendi - Videos

A travel blog entry by kirby

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Videos from the Mehendi ...

Freaky Friday, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Freaky Friday

A travel blog entry by dafischer

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... of food for us--chicken tikka, chili chicken, and a pasta dish (I know, what, pasta?!?!). Even the potato chips are delicious in India. I think they put masala on them. We had food,drinks, music, dancing, drinks, music, dance offs (see videos), and the ...

Wedding Day, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Wedding Day

A travel blog entry by kirby

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... on how you spell it). My outfit was much easier... almost too easy actually. The traditional formal attire for males in india actually consists of baggy pants called pyjamas (where english gets the term pajama from) and a long large overshirt called a ...

Working in India, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Working in India

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... expenses, they had 2 for the price of one beers! The food was decent and we had a nice evening. The menu was definitely a mix between India and western food. I took the 'beef' burger, which of course had no hint of beef in it at all and was made up of ...

Final week in work - Bikanervala and Dilli Haat, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Final week in work - Bikanervala and Dilli Haat

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... . An India fast food restaurant we had visited the previous Sunday. It was a fun place to go with food from all over India. One interesting appetizer was a hard fried pastry ball that you would push a hole in the top. You would then fill the ball ...

Reception Day, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Reception Day

A travel blog entry by kirby

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... hook up with our driver, drop off Devika at home, get our bags for our trips over the next several days, and head back to Gurgaon. When we get to the complex, and into the elevator, I realize that my stomach is feeling fine. Like totally fine. And it ...

Mehendi, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Mehendi

A travel blog entry by kirby

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... we take the trip down the Gurgoan. Eveybody said it would take an hour, and they were right. So if you are ever traveling to India, keep in mind that a 20 mile trip (as the crow flies) is at least an hour. We find Karan and Sonika's house, go ...

Happy Independence Day, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Happy Independence Day

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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... ends and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance .... We end today a period of ill fortune, and India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru (Speech on Indian Independence Day, 1947). I think this just really says it all. ...

Lessons Learned - Week 2, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Lessons Learned - Week 2

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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... . Also, you can't see in this picture...but everyone is barefoot. 5. The Red Fort was pretty cool too. 6. Finally, the India Gate...but why inscribe the words in English? Damn Brits. So, enjoy the clips and know that I've been to all of ...

Nitin's Birthday, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Nitin's Birthday

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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So once again in the tradition of Indian/work birthdays, a co-worker is sloshed with his own cake. Have I mentioned that I'm glad this is not a tradition that our US based office ...

Nyanu's Birthday, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Nyanu's Birthday

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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Another birthday celebration in the office. Unfortunately this time however, we only had one cake. Regardless, it was a great way to spend the early ...

Room with a View, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Room with a View

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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... the diehard joggers had already left. The skyline to the left of my terrace is beautiful! It will be amazing to see how Gurgaon continues to grow and develop. I look forward to an opportunity in the upcoming years to visit again and see no gaps in the ...

Namaste From India, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Namaste From India

A travel blog entry by jdn86

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... the middle of the afternoon as a cow calmly crosses the road in front of your car, halting all traffic.  India is simultaneously chaotic, confusing, overwhelming, dishonest, friendly, crowded, smelly, dirty, exciting, and beautiful.  There is ...

Getting Ready for the trip, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Getting Ready for the trip

A travel blog entry by godura

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... . Safety is more of a matter of perspective and often an unintended distortion created by media coverage. A few years ago when India and Pakistan were escalating their nuclear rhetoric, the world thought this was the most dangerous place on earth, while ...

Bhavisha's Birthday, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Bhavisha's Birthday

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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Happy Birthday! It was Bhavisha's birthday on 7-26. In the tradition of Indian birthdays at work, we celebrated with cake...in her face. The birthday started out promising with singing, cake, sharing. Bhavisha even had a new suit made for the ...

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Sultanpur, India travel blog

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... me by calling a cab for me when I found me cell phone had died. The drive back from here made me remember that India certainly has some crumbling housing and is very dirty in places. A lot of garbage gets thrown on the streets where the initial clear up ...

Machan, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Machan

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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So, dinner this evening was awesome! We strolled down about 2 blocks from the office to an outdoor cafe called Machan. The name refers to a hunting stand while on the hunt for tigers - like the equivalent of deer hunting but obviously a deer isn't ...

Events and happenings week two in Gurgaon, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Events and happenings week two in Gurgaon

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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A few events and observation to note from week two in the office.   Did I mention the tea boy and how protective he is of his job? Always super friendly and always there to get a coffee from you, but once he knows you if someone else is at the ...

Market of Thieves, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Market of Thieves

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

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... the "market of thieves," is where we had dinner this evening. The original is appropriately located in Old Delhi, the one in Gurgaon is a very nice replica however. The Chor Bazaar is called the market of thieves because it is where stolen goods end ...

Update, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by lacooney

Just a note that we were not affected by the recent bombings in Bangalore and Ahmedabad.  Thank you to those who expressed concern, and my thoughts go out to those who were affected.  I've posted my photos from our trip this weekend to ...

First taste of India, Gurgaon, India travel blog

First taste of India

A travel blog entry by dafischer

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... when I ask him where a room is, and he never figures it out. My team took me to a delicious traditional Punjabi food (northern India). We had mutton, chicken, and a lentil dish. They were different types of curry and spices. You had a big silver dish, ...

Arrival in Delhi, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Arrival in Delhi

A travel blog entry by lacooney

We've arrived at the guest house in Gurgaon (right next to Delhi).  We start teaching school tomorrow (Monday) at Shri Ram.  We have wireless internet at the guest ...

Wide Eyed Again, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Wide Eyed Again

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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... was light and we sped along - until we got to Delhi and we were stuck again for a bit. We eventually got to the Oberoi Gurgaon (where we had day-use rooms) 4 hours later at about 5PM. The Oberoi once again didn't disappoint. Baldev wanted us to leave for ...

An American, an Indian, and a Brit walk into a bar, Gurgaon, India travel blog

An American, an Indian, and a Brit walk into a bar

A travel blog entry by s27dickson

ok, so not a bar but a really cool three room flat. I was invited to Pia's for dinner and I eagerly accepted the invitation as she is one of the coolest Indians that I know. We started dinner with barbecued prawns and chicken in a spicy Thai sauce. I ...

***Where My Photos Are****, Gurgaon, India travel blog

***Where My Photos Are****

A travel blog entry by lacooney

kind of annoyed with Travelpod's photo methods, so I'm going to start posting my photos on Picasa.  Here's a link to my Public account: ...

Dehli, Dehli, India travel blog

Dehli

A travel blog entry by rvagabond

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Dehli ...

Diwali - The Festival of Light, Gurgaon, India travel blog

Diwali - The Festival of Light

A travel blog entry by cawleyadventure

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... He was in the travel business and had apparently convinced two other guys to put some money into forming another branch in Gurgaon. It was these two guys that Neeraj encountered who explained that he had buggered off with a relative small fortune leaving ...

RED FORT, Gurgaon, India travel blog

RED FORT

A travel blog entry by cawleyadventure

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... by the fact she was not wearing sleeves and that Isobel was left at home reading. It was a tight match but I would probably say that India edged it on the run rate! We then took our hosts out for dinner to the Indian equivalent of Pizza Hut. The food was ...

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