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Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... lives, etc. we learned more about Indian style arranged marriages, their troubles with countries around them, internal conflicts, ministry issues, everything. So when it is time to go, it is with regret. We are thankful for the friendships we have with Chacko, James, Ramith and all the others; they are a huge encouragement to all of us and to Crestwood Baptist. They are wonderful people, and we look forward to a long future serving the Lord in India.
... happy chappies we decided that we were sick of handing over money to see sights so decided not to go into main area. Well, that did not last long. We made ourselves instant targets for the sellers and beggars so out with the cash and into mosque. I might add that the weather at this time was now only 109degrees and if you have ever seen someone starting to melt down that was me. After mosque we got back to car, yes esky I ...
... centre of Delhi, full of bars and shops. The security on the Metro was shocking. Maned gun turrets as you walk in followed by metal detectors and an frisk down for every single passenger....millions everyday. Rush hour must be fun!
We found a little disco bar to watch the game which turned out to be a roller-coaster of a match that ended with Arsenal lifting the cup, bringing me close to tears, Jenny jumping up and down, and the rest of the ...
... his life in a rather splendid colonial building next to the palatial Claridges Hotel - although he did himself live on a very austere room. A footprint trail leads to the very spot he was shot uttering his last words "Oh God". Again this was very rushed. The house itself is a tribute to the man himself filled with biographical detail and lots of quotes. Outside is a very long mural of very wordy descriptions of what in England is known as the "Indian Mutiny" ...
... were staying, and it served beer which was what was fancied at that time of the day.
The rooftop ambience was somewhat marred by a loud and lengthy public announcement on a neighbouring tannoy issued by Delhi police. At first, I was unsure of the contents of the jingle which replayed continuously after each message though Mike had his version confirmed by the waiter. My favourite message was ' if someone is in a taxi, don't get in it' or something ...
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