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... of photo opportunities of both people and ships during the one-hour crossing.
The caves are accessed by climbing up 120 steps through a wedge of vendors. Most are still getting set up, so the hard sell awaits our return.
The caves are spectacular, with remnants of glorious Hindu carvings although they were badly damaged by the Portuguese at one point. Plus all the years of erosion. Tesh is also a Shivite, and is ...
... to Agra. Dale had arranged their lightening fast excursion from Cochin, India – disembarking the ship at Cochin, flying to Delhi and arriving at 9.30pm, then the following morning, driving to Agra, visiting the Taj Mahal and then back to Delhi at 9.30pm and up at 5.30am the following morning to fly to Mumbai to re-join the ship.
I was surprised to see her but glad she was able to make the trip. She said she was tired but had a ...
... education. The guides can then pay their way through college, get good jobs and support their family back in the slum.
The word Slum can bring up all sorts of horrendous images, filth, squalor, rat infestations, open sewers and so on and yes in some 'illegal slums' this is the case but we were visiting the legal side. The use of the word legal would perhaps lead to you thinking they have equal rights to services such as electricity and water. Not quite. Dharavi ...
... br style="font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">We were pretty much next door to the infamous Taj Hotel which was victim to the terrorist attack in 2008. The only thing we saw was The Gateway of India which literally is just a big gate. The rest of the city that we saw was just another Indian city.
... For me, only six out of ten, there were a few disappointments with places that I was revisiting after a twenty year gap...somehow the magic was not the same, but then twenty years is a long time especially in a country that is growing and developing as fast as India. Our highlights: - Immersing ourselves in the spirituality at the Golden Temple - Soaking up the atmosphere at the India/Pakistan border closing ceremony - Riding the toy train into the mountains at Shimla - Seeing ...