The Bagh Resort Bharatpur
Travel Blogs from Bharatpur
... down the road to the bird park, he has negotiated the fee and tells us that there will be no need to employ the services of one of the park guides as our cyclo chappies are more than capable of bird spotting.
Doris and I get into our rickshaw and the first thing I notice is an overwhelming smell similar to that of the fat in an old chip pan. However that is soon forgotten as Mr Singh introduces himself and lays out his credentials. He has been ...
... the River Ganges in Agra and walk to Haridwar, a journey that would take 9 hours by train, and they weren't allowed to put the water down anywhere! Rest stops were everywhere on the side of the road with places for pilgrims to eat and sleep for free with loud music and a party atmosphere. When we finally got back to our room we splashed out and had room service while we watched total wipeout on our indian telly!
... off bus, I didn't see any official stops, people just wave to the driver when they want to get on and shout out when they want to get off. People, especially women, take off their sandals and put their feet on the seats under their saris to keep them warm. It is too cold for sandals in January, but they all wear sandals for some reason, which is quite weird to me. To me, the funnest scene is when we started eating, the Indian's started eating too, we looked ...
... aveam habar. A fost destul de interesant.
Intre timp si-a facut aparitia si lautarii, adica doi tipi care cantau la niste instrumente locale muzica locala. Nu pot sa spun ca a fost frumos sau nu, insa sigur a fost traditional. Insa revelionul nu avea sa se termine asa. La un moment dat am simtit primii stropi de ploaie, iar imediat a inceput sa toarne. Mai intai cu galeata iar apoi cu butoiul. Se auzeau si ceva focuri de artificii insa ne-am dat repede seama ca erau ...
... br> Gora gora - "White man" usually shouted by small children who then want to touch you
Pani - water
Dhanyavad - thank you
Ta Ta - mainly from children who have picked it up from westerners
Sukria - another form of thankyou
Namaste - hello
Ram ram - vague form of "god be with you" normally by older men and women who put their hands together and pray for you, also very delighted with huge smile when you repeat it back to them
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