Travel Blogs from New Delhi, India

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A Nicer Dicer in Bhutan, New Delhi, India travel blog

A Nicer Dicer in Bhutan

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... (although for the $150/night cost, I think the hot water should last more than 5 minutes; such are the pricing realities in Delhi). They've been putting off dinner for my arrival, so we walk the dark streets to the Defence Colony Market for a south ...

Republic Day, New Delhi, India travel blog

Republic Day

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... . We hop the clean, modern subway to Old Delhi. When we exit the station, I realize why Emma was saying that New Delhi wasn't very Indian. The chaos, fumes, smells, beggars and garbage assault me. Monkeys climb powerlines and chatter threateningly from ...

India, New Delhi, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... of crops or supplies. I even saw a few monkeys running around. I took a first class train today. After three nights in Delhi, I felt it was appropriate. Breakfast and drinks were served during the 5 hour ride. All for under $9. Not bad. I usually opt ...

New Delhi - Day 12, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi - Day 12

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... pink foam spray. My skin, my hair and my clothes got covered, but we took it in good humour and carried on. Walking around New Delhi, as foreigners, we were constantly targeted! It was a lot of fun ostof the time, except when it went into your eyes and ...

First Light, New Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

First Light, New Delhi

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... noise and bustle of a great city. This residential area, the Defence Colony, was laid out by the British along with all New Delhi. There's still a sense of stately elegance amidst the decay. Last night Emma and Mariah laughed at my comments on the state ...

New Delhi - Day 10, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi - Day 10

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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I don't know why but lately we seem to have been having disastrous mornings, followed by really good afternoons and evenings. Once again this is how our day started. We woke up in our hotel and after having seen all the market stalls the night before, ...

Holy Cow!, New Delhi, India travel blog

Holy Cow!

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... , they'd scramble across the railing and jump head first into the tree 2 floors down. From Varanasi we took a train to New Delhi. The Indian train system deserves some mention. It is the largest private employer in the world, and the tracks branch ...

Incredible India, New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, India travel blog

Incredible India

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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****work in progress *** please check back later for more pics and the full story*** About once a quarter Melanie goes to India for a very fast 2-3 days of meetings. Normally she arrives at midnight the night before the meeting and leaves at 2 a.m the ...

Kadama 1: Flying into my new life, New Delhi, India travel blog

Kadama 1: Flying into my new life

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... was seated next to a very kind Indian man named Sanki who works in Pittsburgh with supply chain management. He was flying back to New Delhi as well and offered me great advice. Sanki also repeated numerous times ," you are quite adventurous” and he ...

Kadama 2: Dilli Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

Kadama 2: Dilli Delhi

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... BMW’s and Ferrari’s (I will get into this a little bit later). Around noon, we departed with Sanjuktta to explore New Delhi. Our first stop was the National Museum which housed more than 200,000 pieces of Indian art ranging in between five ...

Speed kills drive safe, New Delhi, India travel blog

Speed kills drive safe

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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I'm a bit let down by how quiet it is outside the New Delhi airport. Prepared to be tackled by any number of aggressive touts and con artists, I find myself instead completely left alone. I actually need to approach someone and ask where the cabs are. But ...

Happy Birthday, part 2, New Delhi, India travel blog

Happy Birthday, part 2

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... arrived at Hauz Khas. Where I was anticipating another neighbourhood like Defence Colony, this feels more like a village that New Delhi has overtaken. It's been gentrified into a wealthy enclave of designer boutiques and art bric-a-brac shops. We ...

Last Day Sightseeing in Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

Last Day Sightseeing in Delhi

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... India gate so trying to keep the costs down we hired a cycle rickshaw agreed a price and set off for India gate. After half an our pedalling we arrived at Delhi Gate and the first argument of the day commenced. We ended up paying the guy then getting an ...

No time to write, but here are some pictures..., New Delhi, India travel blog

No time to write, but here are some pictures...

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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A crazy first day. I'll update this later, but thought I'd give you something to look ...

Birthday, part 1, New Delhi, India travel blog

Birthday, part 1

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... The capital is on its way to a record for the foggiest month. Something like 300 flights were delayed yesterday. Unbelievably, Delhi is less polluted than a decade ago, but the particulate concentrate still gives me some idea of what Dickensian London ...

Delhi- what a place to kick off with!!!, New Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi- what a place to kick off with!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Wow! Our first reaction to India as we've just finished 3 days in Delhi and now ready for the Taj Mahal. Delhi is a crazy place the driving being so chaotic even just the ride from the airport to our hostel was entertaining! Arriving down a road full of ...

Final Chapter, New Delhi, India travel blog

Final Chapter

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... after all the travelling we'd done already, nothing could have prepared us for this! Despite what we've just said, though , India is enchanting! Totally unwesternised, it's the most culturally different and exotic place we've ever seen. Despite the ...

Just a small case of assault.................., New Delhi, India travel blog

Just a small case of assault..................

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... as today we were, with a mixture of relief and intrepidation, leaving all the chaos of Amritsar behind and returning to all the chaos of New Delhi, we didnt have a reservation for the night but were just hoping to crash down at the Smyle Inn as it was a 2 ...

A quick tour of Fort Kochi before back to Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

A quick tour of Fort Kochi before back to Delhi

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... . We then shot off to the internet cafe to catch up on about 1 weeks worth of blogging before our flight back to New Delhi the same afternoon.  It was the penultimate day of our Indian Odyssey. The taxi ride to the airport was as ...

A twist of karma..., New Delhi, India travel blog

A twist of karma...

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... Why would you go to that area and not somewhere else, like Agra Fort?" "Yeah yeah yeah- everything is always "closed" in India" (We've learned a few lessons from our Lonely Planet- namely that people in India will tell you anything that you want is ...

My last day in India, New Delhi, India travel blog

My last day in India

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... I am actually at my house. This past week, I am been exploring beautiful forts, palaces and bazaars throughout Agra, Jaipur, and Delhi. I have had little internet access and there has been so much to write about. Once I am settled back in the states, I ...

New Delhi - Day 11, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi - Day 11

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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Unfortunately there is not much to mention for this day as I spent the entire day ill in bed. One piece of advice - never, ever eat the street food. No matter how delicious it smells, and how good it tastes, take it from me it is not worth ...

Touchdown India, New Delhi + Agra, India travel blog

Touchdown India

A travel blog entry by andreaturner

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... that simple. I read that it's the wealthy's duty to provide work for servants or their stinginess is frowned upon. Riding back to New Delhi and our bus broke down. The driver fixed the engine with a piece of YARN! Magically, it worked and hours later ...

New Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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New ...

Agra - New Dehli Day 9, New Delhi, India travel blog

Agra - New Dehli Day 9

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... that came yet more shanty towns, and a whole lot more rubbish. India is in an appalling state. Many, many hours later, we arrived at New Delhi Railway Station. By this point, it was so hot, I was exhausted and I did not want to spend ages getting a taxi. ...

Kadama 3: Long Day, The Delhi Way, New Delhi, India travel blog

Kadama 3: Long Day, The Delhi Way

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... of Modern Art which I was extremely excited about seeing that I am a huge art fanatic. The Jaipur House is one of India's largest modern art museums which consists of five floors of art reaching from the mid 19-th century to the present day. Those of ...

Hills of the Himalayas, Golden Temple at Amritsar, New Delhi, India travel blog

Hills of the Himalayas, Golden Temple at Amritsar

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... a lot of singing and chanting (we think it was the national anthem). It was a great way to end our trip to India. As we arrived back in Delhi late at night, we saw the air was misty white and smelled funny. We weren't sure what it was at first, ...

The flight of iniquity, New Delhi, India travel blog

The flight of iniquity

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Our flight from Beijing to New Delhi with Ethiopia Airlines eventually took off 1 1/2 hours late.  However, after witnessing the amount of hold luggage our fellow passengers had (the maximum allowed was a hefty 35 kilos which we are sure ...

Charlie's not feeling Delhi well!, New Delhi, India travel blog

Charlie's not feeling Delhi well!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... we could prat around a bit more when taking photos, woo hoo! Back in Delhi I had my first rat run over my foot at New Delhi train station and was then told that I was "Big and strong... just like the Undertaker" by a borderline-midget Nepali ...

Arrival in Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

Arrival in Delhi

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... for us with a sign saying Ms.Bridget! The first couple of miles to the hotel seemed fairly ok and then BOOM we hit the Delhi traffic and Beep central! Vishesh was obviously a pro and weaved us in and out of tuk-tuks, rickshaws, packed buses and homeless ...

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