Hotel Chaupal Gurgaon
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... fever carrying mosquitoes) to find Amit again. He too us back to Rajiv Chowk where we bid him a genuinely fond farewell.
Back at No 802, Ramlata and the housemaid had been busy shredding cabbage and preparing an egg curry for us which we devoured happily. Ramlata proudly showed us the shrine in her bedroom, ‘all my gods are here’ she said and we tried to identify some we knew. She had been at a ‘kitty party’ ...
... I was considering to maybe take a ride on one of the elephants. I wasn't really sure whether I would do it or not at that point, as they look really big and impressive in person and as I wasn't really used to standing so close to them. I told the elephant family that I preferred feeding them first for a few minutes so we could get used to each other, and to then give it a shot. I ended up feeding them bamboo and sugar canes for around ...
... so the streets were busier than normal (and even normal the streets are crowded) but we just took our time and meandered through the streets before seeing horses being ridden and listening to the indian music being played was amazing.
We then got a bike rickshaw to take us to the spice market while giving us a little tour of the area, we saw samosa's and poppadum's being made and the smells on the streets were amazing. It was more dirty in this area with a lot of litter but I ...
A 6.15 pickup took us to the main railway station to board our express train to Kalka where we were due to meet the narrow gauge railway to Simla,the so called toy train and one of the great train journeys of the world. The train started on time and whilst we were given tea,juice,water,corn flakes with hot milk and a hot savoury snack we were treated to a fine view of the poorer side of India. Picture this: beside the track lies the detritus of the tents ...
... from any place in America..except maybe that people are so nice and others are staring at our group of blondes. But that same feeling came to me when I stepped out of the airport and saw this HUGE crowd of people behind fences waiting for their various people to arrive and walk out the double doors. They all have to wait here because in order to get into the airport, you have to pay 100 rupees and go through major security and what not. This is where we met our driver! ...