Travel Blogs from Rajkot
... the gods. This religious ceremony was on a second location, a little outside of town. The best part of the night was the enormous amount of presents the bride got from all the women of my family. They lined up and presented their presents one by one.
Of course there had to be a celebration because of the upcoming wedding: this was the party on day three. On this day the ceremonies were about blessing the future couple. Cars were driving ...
Just as I mentioned in my last entry, India is a dirty country. There's a lot of trash everywhere. People are used to just throw stuff on the ground and not all cities clean out the trash in the streets. Just like the streets, the buildings are dirty as well. A lot of them have broken walls and look dirty.
But humans aren’t the only ones filling the streets with waste. Everywhere you look you’ll find cows and dogs as well. They are treated ...
There I was, finally (sort of) ready. After a lot of goodbyes and one last cup of coffee with my roommates I left. My plane was leaving from Dusseldorf, but luckily I got a lift from Roys (one of my travel mates) father in law. It didn't take long to get to the airport. After a short while we were in the air. It didn’t take long to get to the plane, and so I was in the air.
The flight to Istanbul was about three hours. Before landing we had a clear view of the city. And boy, ...
South of Rajasthan, the state of Gujarat is a wide peninsula of land protruding into the Arabian sea, with the Pakistani border running along its western flank. An industrial powerhouse, it is one of the wealthier parts of India, as well as being the birthplace and childhood home of Ghandi.
Krunnal (Pat's mate in NZ) is from Rajkot, a large(ish) town in central Gujarat. Krunnal had generously arranged for us to stay with his family for a few days. We came down ...
... on? are we definitely in India? This surely couldn't last.
England won the coin toss, the crowd went quiet and England smashed it to all parts. Apart from trying to nick Eggmans flag - indecent taste grounds - the crowd generally behaved itself; until finally India's underperformance, combined with too much sun seemed to spark the crowd to life.
First off the free water area - earlier a picture of ...
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