Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... Politician Religion : Hinduism Age : 57 Gender : Male Education : Inter/ Higher Secondary Education Detail : Intermediate (10+2,Science), Diploma in Transistor Theory, Indian Army Corps of Signal Educated at L.S. College Muzaffarpur, Bihar Nature of membership : Elected Start Of Term : ...
Ticket Counter Man: When are you returning to India?
Alex: We aren’t.
TCM: You have a one way ticket?
TCM: What is your final destination?
Alex: Tel Aviv, Israel.
TCM: Where are you going after Israel?
TCM: You are flying to Jordan?
Alex: No; we’ll cross overland at Aqaba.
... into New Delhi train station immediately were harassed again for help with bags, taxis and just hundreds of people staring at us.... Which we have weirdly got used to like its normal now! The place is so much cleaner nicer and smells better than Mumbai already but also much much hotter, 41 degrees!! The 1st full day was a nation holiday as it was the day of Ghandis cremation (i think) so all the celebrations were taking place around the city. We visited a few of them with two guys ...
... but it's always the kids who are sent to beg whilst the parents hide in the shadows. It's complicated deciding who to give to.We gave 100 rupees to a guy 'collecting for the community' (after Roger had grilled him on who he was and why we should give him money!) and bought a beggar a lovely fresh naan bread. The naan, made in proper tandoors on the street was truly amazing and cost only 3 rupees each. So for 10 rupees (12p), we had a naan each, one spare for the beggar and a tip ...
... being offered. In fact I ate too much on the way out here ha. I can't give much info about where we're going because I can never remember the name of the village. I just know we're going to a Himalayan Farming project near Nepal. On the 12th we'll walk to Nepal and continue along the path to Kathmandu. PLEASE if anyone reads this, ask me questions. There ...