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... but a new adventure waited for me just around the corner. Tomorrow, Michel and I will be flying all the way to the south of India where my “Southern India Tour” will be starting soon after.
Goodbye Unforgettable India……..hello Southern India!
End of Unforgettable India Tour (1st tour of 3)
June 12, ...
... they could jump onto the platform from the track. Granted one once jumped over the moon but I am not sure that story is entirely true. A man has come round selling coffee for 10 rupees from a thermos flask which has never seen the inside of a sink of washing up water so we politely refuse. I would have paid him an awful lot more not to drink it. So 4 1/2 hours in and with great reluctance I decide I have to go the the loo. A choice of 2 doors, one marked ...
... with them in this narrow street with Gurtz' giant "adventure sandal" Gurtz is the giant German in our group! After about 5 mins there was a group of about 20 locals standing watching and laughing at us all! One came over to give us a small piece of wood to use when a guy, guessing a school teacher came out and told us all off, lot of fun though, lots of detol on the hands too! We headed on to the ...
... Numerous shanti towns line the track, they look very squalid but they all have satellite dishes and everyone has a mobile phone. On arrival in Agra met Mr Amir who is connected to significant Indian cricketers and took great delight in showing us all his pics. Good hotel and so excited about going to see the Taj Mahal at sunrise tomorrow. Wow! How lucky are we ...
... I see him wandering around. After four hours of searching, we finally meet. Perfect planning. The Pre-Paid Taxi Scam Mark and Laura, well-versed in the ways of travel, purchase a pre-paid taxi to our hotel. We hand our voucher to a driver and off we go. After driving and catching up for a while our driver stops saying he doesn't know exactly where our hotel is and must ask. Strange, they claim they booked a hotel on one of the most popular traveling hotel streets. But this is ...
Other places to stay in New Delhi
Central Delhi, New Delhi | 3 star hotelfrom $43
New Delhi, New Delhi | 3 star hotelfrom $24
South Delhi, New Delhi | 4 star hotelfrom $175
Biden Pura, New Delhi | Hotelfrom $17
Central Delhi, New Delhi | Hotelfrom $24