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India. Capital New Delhi. Currency is the Indian Rupee. 63 Ruppes for every US dollar. Official languages are Hindi and English, but India has 122 "major languages." Depending on what village and or state you are from, there is a good chance you will not understand other citizens in your own country!
(This is a long one Jeff. Do not skip words!)
Where do I even begin? I guess by using the quote "we are not in Kansas anymore." I am India for 2 months ...
... a local jazz joint and joined in the jam that was made up of an international crew from America, France, India and Mosambique. Such talent and a welcoming atmosphere with dance steps painted on the wall (a drink was still $7!). Then a place that reminded me way too much of loud annoying American bars with a rock and roll birthday party going on and then to see Ashminee, the traditional Indian style singer of Boom Shankar, Rishabh’s band sing as a little ...
At the Jaisalmer train terminal, which by the way is built in the same style and using the same materials as the fort, we met a trio of Canadians. A father travelling with his son and his son's friend. He approached me with the comment, "You must be Canadian?". Fern's Tilley hat hanging on my bag was the give-away. He commented that I must be a seasoned traveller, judging by how small my backpack was! I laughed and ...
... not wrong! Such cutie pies though. A drive passed India Gate and the Red Fort and then onto Old Delhi for a ricks haw ride. There's a film of this as it was the only way to capture it. We saw the memorial of mahatma Gandhi and then onto a shop selling real pashminas after falling in love with one to find it was £59 I moved onto one more on my price range and left to go back to the hotel. A small nap and we went to Oh Culcutta for ...
... with him but we didn't get approached
by anyone...in fact it seemed pretty quiet and so maybe catching the
metro from there wouldn't have been too bad. Still, it was good to
have it sorted and we arrived at our hostel no problem. Down a tiny,
dirty, public toilet side alley off a very busy and loud road we
weren't holding high hopes and we were proved right. The 'hotel' was
pretty old with peeling paint, scary looking plug sockets, holes in