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... buy them some bananas and water at the banana market. Neither of them had eaten or had water that morning and were most impressed that we purchased these for them. It was emotional to see their reaction: very genuine and most "warming" to see. I couldn't do what they do and so our small gesture was tokenistic really. If there had been a bike shop nearby, I would have paid for our driver's bike to have his seat replaced. ...
... two young conductors.
As Gregory David Roberts wrote in Shantaram somewhere during their 9000 years of civilisation Indians have lost the social embarrassment associated with staring, and we feel this keenly as we sit on the back row of the bus with every passenger swivelled around in their seat to look at the goras.
The parade of elephants is magnificent. Over fifty painted animals, adorned with golden armour and carrying three or four ...
... real' India in this city of over a million.
We got to the spot where the GPS showed the Vodafone store. It was not there. Nothing around looked like they had anything to do with phones - a dry goods warehouse, unmarked doors, a baker - and no Vodafone. We asked around and were sent to the main street where there were several shops that could top up our Vodafone credit, but not an actual Vodafone ...
... br> Also, feel free to skip this part. I want to put it in because it's my blog and I'll do what I want, but it's basically gonna be a **** tonne of history, and not even the fun kind with torture and heads on spikes and... erm... not that that's fun... yeah... crashing on... But if you do fancy trawling through it, grab yourself a cuppa and a stack of chocolate Hob Nobs and get comfortable...
It began ...
These are Paul's best bits and top tips.
Places to go –
Varanasi; the essential heart of India, it’s doesn’t get more Indian (or crazy) than this, burning bodies a go go!
Darjeeling; cool, clear hill town in the foot hills of the Himalaya, staggering panoramic view of Kangchenjunga (India’s highest and the world’s 3rd largest mountain) with the plus of ...