Travel Blogs from Matheran
... Taj yet though). Throughout Sri Lanka and India we've attracted a lot of attention from the local people, mostly harmless (if irritating) staring. Occasionally people ask us "which country?" or say "Hi!..Hi!..Hi!..." and we do our best to respond to everyone. Sometimes they also want a picture with us (usually at tourist attractions). In both Ellora and Bibi-qa-Maqbara, however, this happened almost continuously, and we felt like ...
... 8220;Volvo” bus.
Since we had no need of Amit, in Udaipur I dismissed him a day early to make the long drive back to Delhi. He assured me that the bus was all set up for me before he left.
When the time came to leave the hotel I grabbed a tuk-tuk and was taken to the travel agency where I would catch my bus. I discovered there that my ticket was not for the sleeper bus but I could upgrade for another five hundred rupees ($9). I wondered if ...
This was the last day of our journey. We got up at about 5am and were on our way to Ambarnath (Mumbai) very soon. An eventless journey.
After entering to Gujrat, we had our breakfast near Sawalia and then to Ahmedabad. Before reaching Ahd' there was a huge traffic jam due to an accidant on Himmatnagar- Ahd highway and we lost almost an hour there. We also inspected tyre as we ...
... Charlie stating "but we are from Otago University and we have come to see your University" the guards would not let us in!
Our last night was one of class - we all got dressed up in our best clothes and had dinner at the very flash Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. The night was topped off with a ride in a bright and glitzy gypsy horse carriage along the waterfront. The indian driver tried to rip us off on the price - a very fitting ending to our adventure in India (we thought!).
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