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Rough Landing in New Delhi, Mahipalpur, India travel blog

Rough Landing in New Delhi

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... track flavor as well as its tribal culture. Plus, we had visions of rugged Himalayan scenery and green tea fields.  South India is known for peaceful traveler hangouts and high chill factor.... And we need to see our dentist, Dr. Fernandez, in Goa ...

The last cow, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

The last cow

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... . Is this whole trip journal, all my so-called moments of insight, as superficial and obvious to anyone remotely familiar with India? Am I just repeating, in unending improvisations, the mesage "There's a sheep on the road back there!"? I always encounter ...

A Trek in the Indian Himalaya, Leh, India travel blog

A Trek in the Indian Himalaya

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... because of altitude sickness or lack of leg muscle but because my insides went berserk the day before the trek. 3 weeks in India and not a hint of 'Delhi belly' but suddenly everything I swallowed rapidly reappeared from one point or another. Figuring ...

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, Amritsar, India travel blog

The Golden Temple, Amritsar

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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I've become used to the entertaining Indian road signs urging caution and careful driving ("Better Mr. Late than late Mr."; "Drive like Hell and you will arrive there!"; and my personal favourite, "Be gentle on my curves!") but "Beware shooting stones!" ...

A Kashmiri Wedding, Srinagar, India travel blog

A Kashmiri Wedding

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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The family living on the neighbouring houseboat were celebrating their son's marriage all weekend - from our roof terrace we had seen them deck the boat with fairy lights, erect a large Kashmiri tent on shore, and sit for hours preparing food. We had ...

Easy Coastal Drive, Alleppey, India travel blog

Easy Coastal Drive

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... part of Alleppey, we spotted a KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken). We are not big fans of the overly spiced chicken KFC serves in India but we love their cold air-conditioning. We stopped there for lunch and researched where in Alleppey we wanted to stay. We ...

Test drive across Sri Lanka, Chennai, India travel blog

Test drive across Sri Lanka

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... would only empirically begin in Vladivostok, the zen and joy of the road would, in any case, begin in Tamil Nadu, India’s southernmost state. Hit Colombo’s out-of-town Bandaranaike Airport by nightfall.  It’s not far from the ...

Jaipur Day 5, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur Day 5

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... obviously a very popular attraction and it was the first time that we had been surrounded by other tourists since arriving in India. The elephants were beautiful, and there were hundreds of them. As with any tourist attraction, we were once again ...

Gorakphur, Gorakpur, India travel blog

Gorakphur

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Backwaters of Kerala, Kochi, India travel blog

Backwaters of Kerala

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... minutes listening to our guide give us the political 101 on Kerala which I knew a reasonable amount about having studied India at university. Development economists get very excited about Kerala and for good reason. The story goes with human development ...

Paragliding in Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India travel blog

Paragliding in Jodhpur

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... want positive chat you better switch off - I was brought up in Britain after all and moaning is like scratching a good itch ! ;)  Secondly, India IS amazing in both a bad and good way. Loads of people talk about it in this way, but it is a little ...

A perfect end to India, Varanasi, India travel blog

A perfect end to India

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... of the first boats out but by 6am there were hundreds of boats going up and down the river ferrying all the tourists in India.  Varanasi is a very religious place.  Hindu's go on pilgrimages to the Ganges here to bath, even drink the holy ...

India here we are!, Goa - From Trivandrum, India travel blog

India here we are!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Hi there to you chilly people back home! Finding some decent Internet in India, has proven a bit of a 'challenge'. Almost like it is for general day to day life in these parts! So,sorry we are going to have to cover our journey in India ...

Bumpy and Dusty 5 Hours, Siliguri, India travel blog

Bumpy and Dusty 5 Hours

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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  November 6, 2014  PELLING to SILIGURI 130km by share Sumo taxi 300Rs ($5 per seat) 5 hours Hotel Rajdarbar 1450 Rs ($23.50) double with AC Going Down South to West Bengal   Right from our bed, we awoke to the ...

Hill country, Ranakpur, India travel blog

Hill country

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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I finally break my insomnia cycle, clocking a full eight hours before waking at 5:45. Emma stirs shortly after and we lay in the dark talking about her friends and school experiences. She falls asleep again about 7am, so I venture forth to explore. ...

Fiscus Elastica - Living Root Bridges, Laitkynsew, Meghalaya, India travel blog

Fiscus Elastica - Living Root Bridges

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... these bridges is by Lieutenant H Yule in 1844. The living root bridges of Cherrapunji, Laitkynsew, and Nongriat, in Meghalaya, India are handmade suspension bridges created from the aerial roots of living banyan fig tree, ficus elastica. The pliable ...

Burrr Time at 10,000 Feet in Tawang, Tawang, India travel blog

Burrr Time at 10,000 Feet in Tawang

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... nbsp; Tawang is at an elevation of approximately 3,048 meters (10,000 ft) in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh of India.  Tawang was historically part of Tibet inhabited by Monpa people. In 1914, the British drew the McMahon Line making ...

Colonial Life on Dal Lake/Meeting the Local Police, Srinagar, India travel blog

Colonial Life on Dal Lake/Meeting the Local Police

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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I am fulfilling my long-held dream of staying on one of the gorgeous houseboats on Dal Lake. Back in colonial times, the ruling Maharajah of Kashmir refused the Brits landowning rights, leaving them no choice but to build and live in houseboats on ...

A trek in the Himalaya, Manali, India travel blog

A trek in the Himalaya

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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Day 1 - Start of trek Today we begin our 12 day trek. We will walk about 150km from Dharamsala across two mountain ranges: the Dhaola dhars, and the Pir Pinjal to reach our destination in Keylong. In the morning we meet the guide Manu, the cook ...

India, New Delhi, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by arlash

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October 2, 04 Greetings from Delhi! This is a hot and crowded city. I am staying near the train station right in the middle of the main bazaar. Besides being hot and crowded, Delhi has a distinct odor. When I got to the airport late at night, it ...

Taklakot...A main town in Purang Valley, Taklakot, China travel blog

Taklakot...A main town in Purang Valley

A travel blog entry by kailashi

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Situated at a height of 4300 m above sea level Taklakot is a famous old Mandi or trading centre. It is a bowl-shaped open valley, surrounded by hills on all sides. Gurla Mandhata, the highest peak, is right in front. The rocks of the hills are ...

Holy Cow., Jaipur, India travel blog

Holy Cow.

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... In the evening, Muhammad took as to a place called "Chaki Dhani" an interesting little place which resembled a sort of Epcot, India but was filled with mostly Indians rather than tourists. As we walked in, we each received a bindi and were showered ...

Feeling Cool in Dharamsala, Dharamsala, India travel blog

Feeling Cool in Dharamsala

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... We take along a weary American backpacker, Amanda, who's been travelling for 6 months, and has found survival tough in India as a single blond female traveller. As the 6-hr journey progresses we suddenly start going up hill and the temperature drops, ...

Meghalaya Chasms, Laitkynsew, Meghalaya, India travel blog

Meghalaya Chasms

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... drive us for 2000Rs which for western standards is a steal. But we opted for the 170Rs ($2.75) per person in the Sumo (India's version of jeep) shared taxi.  We eventually (again) were told that the sumos to Cherrapunjee do indeed leave only from ...

Gorakphur, Gorakphur, India travel blog

Gorakphur

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Gimme gimme gimme... my shoes back!, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Gimme gimme gimme... my shoes back!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... was in heaven! The feeling of celebrity status we were already picking up from the locals' staring was enhanced at the Gateway of India as a mulleted man and his friend asked to have their pictures taken with us. 'Mullet' had to run a comb through his ...

India - Manali, Manali, India travel blog

India - Manali

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... alpine forests. The Beas river roars through its landscape and is more like a scene you'd expect to see in the Swiss Alps, than in India. The clouds would come rolling over the hill tops as a sea of mist, hiding the tops of the mountains, making them look ...

Good vibes and big rocks, Hampi, India travel blog

Good vibes and big rocks

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... She Said: Hampi is a traveler's oasis and is a "must see" for anyone spending a few weeks traveling around India. The scenery is spectacular, with giant granite boulders everywhere, a peaceful river running through rice paddies, and magnificent stone ...

Crazy Delhi!!!!, Delhi, India travel blog

Crazy Delhi!!!!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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...  are just a matter of personal taste. There are plenty of museums, sacred tombs (from various important people over India history) and numerous Mosques to see. As long as you can stand the rickshaw driver's steep charges, to take you ...

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