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... girl friend. I sat speaking with them for quite some time and they gave me a brochure (www.jaisiyaram.com). The guy second from the left on the landing page of the site, is the one I met....after being massively religious for some 15 years, he turned agnostic and believes only in being a good human and in love. I was filled with peace in speaking with him and left richer. The ashram also supports and feeds poor children (www.future-for-kids.com). Feeling ...
... raw food in India, so everything is cooked or deep fried to be certain that the lurking super bugs are nuked :) A large chunk of the day was spent travelling today. We boarded our train and made our way toward Orcha, our next stop. Orcha is in the Madhya Pradesh province. It was four interesting hours on the train, with guys selling chai tea, samoases and the like. the condition of the train exceeded my expectations, however the toilet lived up to ...
... on the bus. We had such a blast and almost weren't paying attention when the rains finally started. It came down with force, but it was all over by the time we arrived at the hotel. The hotel that we are staying at is a converted palace. It is stunningly beautiful and has kept much of the same architecture and elements that made it so stunning in its time. It now belongs to the king of this region, who decided a few years ago to turn it into a hotel and maximize the enjoyment of the ...
... tea, hint of masala but not as overpowering as others. We went back out to the car to get some sweets and when we returned a girl was standing looking into a mirror with Lesley's hat on, she took it off quickly and kept apologising for touching the hat, we told her it wasn't a problem and got her to put it on so we could take a photo. There seemed to be a lot of people living in very few rooms but they were happy enough. We set off on ...
... and air con! Once we'd settled in we had a walk around town and went to the Hindu temple in town to watch the evening prayer ceremony. There were so many people there and it involved a priest coming out and blessing statues of the gods then blessing the people who queued up. There was lots of singing and prayers - first in Hindi language, then in local dialects and lastly in Sanskrit. In the evening we went to a restaurant and some of us stayed ...