Travel Blogs from India, India

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The Land of Lhagu, Lhagu, China travel blog

The Land of Lhagu

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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With the small, one-street town of Rawok behind me, I passed a small hydroelectric plant near a large waterfall. As in the hydro plant near Tsakhalo, where I spent the night a few days ago, the employees were relaxed and enjoying themselves. ...

Realm of Tumo, Ata Glacier, China travel blog

Realm of Tumo

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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The canyon ahead formed a wind tunnel for the monsoon from the south. Cold wind mixed with rain pushed me backwards as I crossed the river and entered the canyon. Flowers decked the sides of the trail and the surrounding landscape. A few hours ...

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India travel blog

The Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Delhi Again, Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi Again

A travel blog entry by meandher

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The Mad Proffessor, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

The Mad Proffessor

A travel blog entry by meandher

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A night under the stars, Jaisalmer, India travel blog

A night under the stars

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We got a 2ac sleeper train to Jaisalmer which was much more comfortable and we slept through the 5 hour journey until we arrived. We might of said Jodhpur had a sandcastle looking fort but it seems that every fort we go to gets bigger and more ...

Flying around Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India travel blog

Flying around Jodhpur

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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First impressions of Jodhpur were awesome, a sea of tiny blue houses and narrow cobbled streets with a massive fort in the middle rising like a giant sandcastle. There was a bustling market around a clock tower where we enjoyed a freshly made lassi (like ...

The Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

The Pink City

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We woke up at half 3 in the morning to get our train and was slightly worried to see the streets completely deserted no taxis or tuk tuks in sight. Luckily after 5 mins of walking a tuk tuk with 3 guys in drove past and offered us a lift to the train ...

200 kms in just 10 hours, Shimla, India travel blog

200 kms in just 10 hours

A travel blog entry by malariamonday

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Posted by Genevieve Looking at a map, the distances between Himalayan towns is not great. In fact, most places are very near as the crow flies.  But we are not crows.  We are humans lacking a car, and our only option for getting around is ...

Hmmm...., Rishikesh, India travel blog

Hmmm....

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Stepped off the train in Haridwar after sleeping for about 5 hours in my A/C chair class train and slogged over to the bus station across and down the street to pick up the local bus to Rishikesh.  It left about 5 minutes after I jumped on and we ...

Monks, Momos and more..., Gangtok, India travel blog

Monks, Momos and more...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Said a bit of an early goodbye to my tour mates today after visiting Rumtek Monastery outside of Gangtok. Our special permit to visit Sikkim doesn't easily allow exit and re-entry to I had to remain while they headed off to Kalingpong in the state of ...

Gwalior to Khajuraho, Khajuraho, India travel blog

Gwalior to Khajuraho

A travel blog entry by meandher

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... ago. Their remote location is probably responsible for their longevity, as they avoided the later Muslim onslought when many temples across India were all but destroyed. The main group of temples stand in a modern day park with flower borders and lawns ...

Greener than the Green Bag, Munnar, India travel blog

Greener than the Green Bag

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Munnar is my top favorite place in the whole of India. It is fantastically lush, green, clean and beautiful. This is where the tea you drink every morning grows. I've never seen a land, or rather hills like this before in my life.   The place is ...

Welcome to Bombay, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Welcome to Bombay

A travel blog entry by madman96

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We had a leisurely morning and got to the airport around noon for our trip to Bombay.  The flight was painless but I can't say the same about the traffic in Bombay!  After what seemed like 2 hours in the car we arrived at the hotel and were ...

Cricket and Bollywood in Bombay, Mumbai, India travel blog

Cricket and Bollywood in Bombay

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... Here are eight products that the players can still model for. These Super Eight are: Folding Furniture: India collapsed inexplicably against the Bangladesh bowlers and during fielding their shoulders were slumped throughout. The apocallapso ...

Bond, The Beatles and the teachings of Mr. Bob, Rishikesh, India travel blog

Bond, The Beatles and the teachings of Mr. Bob

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... it an ideal nesting site for migrating birds, and ideal hunting ground for the Maharaja. Unfortunately for the Maharaja, modern India frowns upon rich men riding elephants and shooting exotic birds, so the beautiful marshland once set aside for his ...

Maha Shivaratri, Night of Shiva, at Girnar, Junagadh, Gujarat, India travel blog

Maha Shivaratri, Night of Shiva, at Girnar

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Maha Shivaratri, the Grand Night of Shiva, the night after Shiva created the world, marking his dance, his marriage with Parvati, brings devotees from the countryside to major pilgrimage sites. One of those major sites is Girnar, a holy mountain ...

Beach bums, Goa, India travel blog

Beach bums

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Leaving Hampi and heading to the beaches of Goa. Let's get this party started! The first couple of hours we rode standing by the doors of the passenger carriage, eating peanuts and throwing the shells on the floor as the locals did. Then we transferred ...

Fights and Fireworks. Classic New Years Eve!, Goa, India travel blog

Fights and Fireworks. Classic New Years Eve!

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... . I recon he'll be buying a house here:) I have a flight to Singapore on Jan 10th.   I've had it with the sightseeing in India. There is a lot more to see of course, but I'm exhausted. I've seen a lot. I've had all the spicy food I can take. I've ...

Warm shower = heaven!, Tabo, India travel blog

Warm shower = heaven!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Jenny is very interested in Buddhism, so we visited Kungri monastery. There was something going on, loads of people crowding in, kids everywhere and the service music playing. We sat inside for a bit and then I wandered around the grounds. It's a little ...

Sheshnag, Holy Naga at Tatapani, Tatapani, India travel blog

Sheshnag, Holy Naga at Tatapani

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , however, was Tatapani, translated from Hindi as "hot water," holy hot springs.  Like most holy hot springs in India, they come with a story: Seven thousand years ago, during the times of the Mahabarata the elder brother of Krishna, Balran came ...

What a load of bullocks!, Mysore, India travel blog

What a load of bullocks!

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... weren't skewed by them seeing us as foreigners ready to part with cash. It was lovely to speak to some genuine people in India, as mentioned, there was no motivation of a sale behind our conversations. Listening to their stories of how they came to ...

Colva for Christmas!, Colva, India travel blog

Colva for Christmas!

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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Mastercard Moment, Agra, India travel blog

Mastercard Moment

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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New Canon camera for round the world trip to capture those special moments.....200 2 nighs accomadation in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.....Rs 800 2 entry tickets to the Taj for sunrise......Rs 1500 The stupid middle-aged American woman cutting half the ...

Darchen. TheGateway to Mt. Kailash, Darchen, China travel blog

Darchen. TheGateway to Mt. Kailash

A travel blog entry by kailashi

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Darchen (Dharchen or Tarchen) is gateway to holy Mount Kailash. We will start and come back here after completion of parikrama.  At a height of 4600 meters or 15,200 feet above sea level it is a beautiful little settlement on rolling grounds at the ...

Back to the Mountains, Leh, India travel blog

Back to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... of all there is to see in India and the somewhat questionable political situation in Nepal, we decided to see the Himalayan portion of India as a substitute. Given the onset of fall, though, we needed to get up there ASAP. So, during our stay in Delhi, ...

Flying Lizards, Orchha, India travel blog

Flying Lizards

A travel blog entry by meandher

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... of the river. This imposing entrance leads you to a fantastic palace complex which proved to be one of our 'surprise' finds in India. It doesnt have the reputation of other more 'touristy' destinations, groups usually whizz through in an hour or so. In ...

The romantic city of Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

The romantic city of Udaipur

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... we met another 2 Canadian girls and a woman from Indonesia too. This was a great way to see the quieter side of India with us passing through small farming villages and ending up with great views of the countryside, the downside was having a sore arse ...

Blue City, Holy City, Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Blue City, Holy City, Pink City

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... oh, dear, flip, we better gop in then" before realising this was a shop we'd never even seen before - the vendors in India are somethign else altogether. Whatever we looked at, reluctantly or not, the next shop vendor would be sneaking a look in that ...

Allepy - Backwaters, Allepy, India travel blog

Allepy - Backwaters

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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