Bawa Home Homestay
Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... Pintu was such a warm welcome to India, I was feeling good despite being shaken to death as our 'jeep' (read tin box) careened through the freeway traffic. The ride in from the airport was very reassuring, it didn’t look that much different from suburbia in the US. Of course we eventually took a turn off the freeway and suddenly saw garbage, stray dogs, street people, and of course – cows!! I knew we must be about home ;)
... production value, they got 5 points. Flying, pyro, a multi-level turntable stage, and massive LCD screens on stage AND in the audience on house left and house right. A. Mazing. The dancers were also outstanding, and I give them 5 points also. Every number was a spectacle, with an entirely new set and costumes. BUT (and here's the kicker) they loose 10 points because every song was LIP SYNCED. Disappointed. Tomorrow we have a 4-hour drive to Agra for the TAJ ...
... old laws, stucked in their way, still believing that there is no room for change and evolution, unless there is profit in it...). I took 10 years to make this move to freedom. That is the nature of the physicality of existence. Physical plane = dense-ness, and therefore slow changes. To image this, we move faster through space than through air, than through water, than through the ground. Yet, I could have one regret if I didn't believe in karma, and that would be of not ...
... swerving around cows that all too often roam into the middle of the street.
New Delhi, the location of the wedding, was recently dubbed the urban conglomterate with the worst air pollution on earth. Yet inside the walls of our compound, we were marveling at one of the most beautiful processions of love, color, and culture that we will probably ever see in our lives.
This is a perfect metaphor for India.
India's contrasts are stark ...
When Adam and I began this tour, never did we imagine that India - the subcontinent where cutting in lines is completely acceptable, the word 'no' is never a response, and foreigners are blatantly charged a higher fee for everything (it’s both a written and unwritten rule) - would be our safe haven. The first thing to understand about this fascinating region of the world is that it’s comprised of 28 states that each think, look, and taste different. Many speak English ...
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