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Nitin arranged for his houseboy to accompany me to the station. Walking along the tracks in the morning it was strange to be leaving this place, I had certainly enjoyed my brief time here. However I had some time ago pinpointed the island of Diu on the coast as a potential Christmas hang out, so I needed to get get going. Arriving a few days early would give me enough time to explore an alternative should this not match expectations.
The station ...
Firstly I would like to wish all of you a good 2014. For me 2014 will be full of traveling again! On my last post I ended in Pokhara in Nepal. Already quite some time ago, almost 2 months.
Currently I am back in The Netherlands after 3 weeks of holidays from my holidays, travel ling tomorrow to Indonesia for 2 months over there. So.....time to write about my adventures of the last month in Nepal and India.
So where did I end. I was in Pokhara where I stayed for almost ...
... It is more like a tomato and cheese sandwich to us, and definitively much healthier than the dripping with cheese variety served in the US. I'd kill for one of those "bad ones" right about now though.
We bought lots of fruit and sweet bell peppers to have for snacks at the outdoor vegetable market. We found a great tailor who made a shirt for Dave out of the block-print fabric we had ...
... a double mattress in a compartment with a curtain for privacy, this is a good way to travel. The bus left at 10.30pm and arrived on Diu Island at 9.30am only 2 hours late. The bus station was a revelation to us, instead of being mobbed by auto-rickshaw drivers grabbing your bags, the drivers here are almost shy and you have to approach them to enquire how much it will cost to your hotel.
We were soon booked into Hotel Samrat ...
... though & I was keeping a low profile, when we arrived at Rajkot (where I was changing buses) I used the time honoured defense mechanism of 'running away'... And that my friends, is only the second time I've had the privilege of vomiting from a moving vehicle.
Arrived in Diu a little jaded and a lot later than anticipated. Immediately one thing was apparent, no one was trying to sell me anything. I was ...