Travel Blogs from Kasauli
... in our free time that we had not yet had time to shop. So, Jackie and I conspired all day to arrange this even though we only would have a few hours. Our hosts are wonderful and protective of us as guests in their country, so we really had to work to convince them to let us go to the outdoor market. They agreed with escorts of course and we took one of our students. She is a very independent minded outspoken Indian mammographer that weaves in and out of the busy Chandighar ...
... asked Jackie to take pictures with her children! Sweet! After a couple hours running around the garden, off we went to the lake. There were a few shop vendors, food, some amusement rides, colorful swan paddle boats and a mechanical bull?!?!?!? I grew up in Texas and have seen my share of honky tonk mechanical bull rides, but I just was not expecting that in India. No one was riding it but after the camel ordeal I was too tired to bring my Texas ...
... of Alice in 'Alice in Wonderland'.
Back at the Maidens I browsed the internet looking for one more place to visit between Kasauli and Delhi and decided on Chandigarh for its good onward connections to the airport once we'd be due to fly.
A big monkey came to our open door, looking into the room. I jumped up to shut the door and it did a quick disappearing act.
A big Indian extended family turned up on our balcony and ...
... and dash to try to calm the situation. Fortunately the beating stops quickly and before we reach the crowd. The yelling and excitement continue though as the group moves over back to the vehicles.
The bus driver then sees a way out and in an instant dashes across the highway and into an open field and disappears into the darkness.........bus keys in his pocket. Later we find that the conductor thought the driver had been ...
... particular we don't know where the bus station is. We wander around and decline all offers of a cycle rickshaw or tuk tuk, and eventually I speak to some young lads who speak perfect English and ask them where we get a bus. We find to our surprise and delight it is more or less exactly where we are standing, i.e. in the middle of the road just outside the train station. Fabulous system a bus pulls in, stops all the traffic, there is a ...
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