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... a circular group of buildings that are shoulder to shoulder shops and market stalls (about 1 km diameter and obviously constructed by the British). We are not shopping so we are referencing the maps and trusty 'Lonely Planet' and in general looked like two prize tourists ready for the picking. We are accordingly hassled by every Tout and con man in Delhi. Again this is both tedious and tiring. At first you do not want to be rude and then as they persist all you want to be to them ...
... a dodgy chicken curry and I suffered my first bout of Delhi Belly.... so today has not been the most fun day of my life (checking your potential exits for an emergency whilst you are in heavy traffic in the city centre is not ideal - Sophie and I have a code, "the monkey's in the cupboard" for "I need to go, NOW"). I may go vegetarian for the rest of my time in India, but we will see. Also, today, we've been celebrities. We've had around 100 Indians pose with ...
... amazing, it was great as it came out in an authentic little brass dish might have to have it again. The curries are sooooooo good out here that we havnt even missed meat yet!!
We heard the cows go by and listened to the sounds of beeping before chilling in our room, Delhi is so intense its exhausting. Had a quick Skype with mum which was lush and decided on an early night to recharge the batteries ready to face this crazy city again tomorrow!!
... two lines, one for men, one for women, which lead through a metal detector, security x-ray and pat-down by Kalashnikov toting soldiers. It doesn't take long and you just have to take it in your stride but the girls' queue is non-existent while the blokes' snakes out of the room. We are staying close to Karol Bagh metro so we walk there, ride to Connaught Place and change for Chandri Chowk, undergoing further frisking at the gate to the Yellow Line.
... guides - which was a pleasant surprise.
The other thing that caught my eye was the almost universal message "No Tipping" - we saw this at the tourist sites and even in the hotels - where individual tipping wasn't encouraged. This is a sea change from the India of before, where even taking a photo meant paying for it - we hardly ever had to deal with this sort of thing this time.
I don't know if all these wonderfully progressive changes are ...