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... cigarette and were about to leave when one of the staff tried talking to us. He was speaking really quietly so I told him to speak up but he wouldn't and the only words I got were "staff room" looking back at us sitting there surrounded by men and smoking away, lounging around watching tv all the things Indian woman do not do in public I wonder if he thought we were prostitutes, to be honest in that bar and the atmosphere I felt a bit like I should be a prostitute but I could not ...
... especially on the popular routes N-S and E-W. So I got the next bus available heading south and ended up in Bhopal. Not the best journey I've ever had - 18 hours overnight on a government rattletrap bus doesn't do much for your sense of humour, believe me. However, I stayed in Bhopal for 2 weeks working as a volunteer in the library of the Sambhavna Trust Clinic helping to index the ongoing court cases for ...
... audio guide at reasonable cost from the office of ASI near the monuments.
Tourist guides are also available but I am not sure of the cost.
Accommodation is available at both the resorts which are maintained by MP tourism.
Sanchi is connected by rail and there is a railway station for Sanchi.
Nearest airport is Bhopal.
There are limited options for water and food near the monuments, so it will be handy to carry your own water and some snacks.
... On our second day we caught a bus into the new town and walked up into the Shamla Hills to visit the Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (museum of mankind), which was a kind of tribal safari park with open air reconstructed villages showcasing the many tribes of India. The park was vast and it took us all day to see everything, including the excellent museum itself and many outdoor exhibits. An utterly unbelievable bargain ...
... by a sea of rickshaw drivers and touts literally begging for our custom. After fighting them off we made our way to Bhopal’s premier hotel, Hotel Sonali. We paid 800 rupees for a nuclear fallout bunker, complete with strip lighting poo smeared walls, ripped bed sheets, occasional running water and a half-hourly power cut. Once checked in, we decided to see what Bhopal had to offer, so off we went for a walk around the lake and the old city. The old ...