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Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... A bit keen Jess, tomorrow is the 26th, you leave the next day...they won't let you check in 24 hours prior, it's only 3!! Oh dear! So, I had an extra unexpected day in Delhi!! Nitz works for "Save the Children Trust" in the London based office, and it just so happened that some of her colleagues were attending a conference in Delhi, so that evening we had another feast, joined by 5 of her work friends! After which Nina said that Fiona and I ...
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RED FORT- promised so much but delivered so little.
JAMA MASJID- largest mosque in Delhi and free entry- well was one of them things.
INDIA GATE- calm away from the madness of Delhi.
PRESIDDENTIAL and PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS- only saw from a distance due to upcoming elections in India.
We have been taken into 2 tourist trap shops by our driver. Both were near empty bar a few westerner's. In ...
... sits one of the most peaceful and welcoming places, the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib the Sikh Temple. Turns out - Skihism is a pretty progressive religion - who knew! (Save the covering your head bit!!) Before entering the temple one must make sure their head is covered and then walk through cleansing water. It was a bit chilly -and then stepping on to cold marble floors/steps made me wonder how many times someone has experienced a 'header' on the way ...
... from the higher parts at what was a very poor excuse for a garage. The guy there looked like he had a single digit IQ and was certainly in no rush whatsoever. To be honest neither was the the driver. I was ******** it think we were going to miss our train and he was calm saying it was fine. The tyre was repaired by essentially plugging the puncture with some more rubber that they pushed in with a glorified screw driver. I can't see this being the norm, I'm fairly au fait with ...
... fireworks, which was a good idea, as only some of them would light properly. Others of them would fizzle and half-light, shoot off sideways or just sit and smoulder. Then, someone would cautiously inch forward again toward the lit firework, and have to lean in toward it to check on it. This is how, I am sure, many people get injured... The smaller fireworks, and the unfathomably loud firecrackers, are given to the younger boys, ...
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