Taj Bengal Kolkata
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... is certainly interesting. They are pulled by men who are obviously very poor and some look old enough to be our grandfathers. You see upper class people riding up high in the street as the poor driver lifts and pulls them along in barefoot, keeping up with the slow moving traffic. It seems to us that the drivers are treated just slightly better than an animal and is perhaps the best example that can be made of the huge class difference in India.
Goodbye Incredible India We spent New Years on the beach in Goa which was incredible. Ryan and I joined some friends we had met along the way and drank cocktails sitting on the beach, waiting for the New Year to come in. At midnight fireworks lit up the entire beach front with lanterns being set off in ever direction. Ryan and I bought one too, I imagined it would be this romantic event where I would make a wish for the coming new year that would come true. In reality, our ...
... sat here and endured it for 8 hours and only really past the 30% mark. All the Indians appear asleep as does gent. I'm not sure I will be getting much if any. I must say I've loved every second of it. This is what it is all about isn't it? This why Gent and I work so well together when were off on our jollies. I could imagine being in this situation with many people and it just getting too much at one point or another, but not us. There hasn't been a single point in the last ...
We have come full circle and left Tamil Nadu via Chennai yesterday. We left Auroville a few days early and went to visit Tiruvannamalai, a city with a small mountain (hill) and a temple dedicated to one of the main Hindu gods, Shiva, worshiped here in his fire form. We spent a few days exploring the temple and climbing the mountain before making our way to Chennai. We had the flu for a few days but are feeling better now although it ...
... the outside of the circle pulling the scarves off one-by-one until they were all uncovered and you could see the each of the girls was holding one of their disabled sisters who are wheelchair bound. I cried. They thought something was wrong. It was seriously one of the most moving things I have ever seen as they danced around the room giving legs to those who don't usually have use of their own.
Oh gosh but I forgot the ...