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... freundlich beraten, am Abend wenn wir wieder Zuhause sind, werde ich die Fahrt buchen.
Danach gibt es Frühstück. Ich esse zwei 'plain eggs' und ENDLICH mal wieder einen Kaffee. Er ist zwar nicht einmal halb so stark, wie Zuhause, aber besser als gar keiner^^.
Nach dem Frühstück,werden wir von einem Fahrer abgeholt, der uns heute die ganze wunderschöne Umgebung zeigen soll. Unser Fahrer ist ein sehr lustiger Einheimischer mit Bart, Sonnenbrille ...
... Prospect Hill, we asked numerous locals where it was, most of them didn't have a clue what we were on about, strange considering we were stood right next to it!
Saturday 4th January 2014
- Woke at 7am then ...
... in our book but all above the £4 that we have been accustomed to paying so we put our trust in a moustached tout at the train station. It didn't pay off the first night we had to fight off monkeys who managed to open the windows in our room from the outside!! Hanuman is literally on top of our roof and food chain if were not careful. So we move rooms after pressure from boggy we got a mega deluxe room for the same price as the monkey nursery. We decide to be ...
... We just saw this news story on the BBC Website. It is quite a scary read as we travelled parts of this route overnight last week. The buses and roads in India are awful.
** India bus crash leaves many dead **
... give his explanations in English as well as Hindi, just for me! Strangely though - and I've heard this a fair bit now - when Indians talk in Hindi they often throw in many English words; I don't know if these are words for which there is no direct Hindi equivalent, the word has been 'imported' into the language, or they are speaking in a mixture of Hindi and English. Whichever it is, I was sometimes able to guess what the guide was saying!