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Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... it's scams or robbery, and head towards the police. They inform us the sketchy group of men yelling at us is, in fact, where we buy tickets. Of course. We turn around, me feeling very anxious, and head towards the group of men. Lo and behold, they're a group of ten men marking a staircase to a gated window with a man and a sign. It's the most official thing we've seen yet, and the people with the guns guarding the gate say to pay them, so we do. Armed with our tickets for the sound ...
... for India it was definitely worth it.
The following day we decide to visit a few of Delhi's sites - the Red Fort and Humayun's Tomb and we also wanted to try out the metro. After getting a couple of parcels sent in the morning - which wasn't an easy task - we headed for the metro. Our first stop was the Red Fort we didn't stay too long here, it was quite cool to see but it didn't wow us like Humayun's Tomb. This was outstanding, it's like a mini Taj Mahal - not that ...
... to where ever you need to be fastest, no rules in practice! The roads are filled with everything: cars, trucks, tuk tuks, rickshaws, bicycles, motorbikes, people, over sized dumpster fed monkeys, cows, dogs, rats... But i think the more surprising, well shocking experience, the cherry on the top of this particular cake, came when while stopped at a green traffic light (seems like the red light wasn't serving its intended purpose on the other end) with the begging eyes of a young 7/8 year ...
... were buying from street side stalls. Further on we passed through Gaurgan City - this is where many multi- national companies have premises and also the base for those annoying call centres - where the callers can't pronounce your name! We entered the city via the wide streets of New Delhi as built by the British Raj. There are many trees, lush gardens and large expensive homes. We passes by many embassies and consulates as well ...
... looking for, but we found a better one! There were so many beautiful scarves it was hard to choose which to buy. The next day we visited Kahta, a slum school in Delhi. It was amazing to see the program that was able to be put together for children living on the streets and slums of Delhi. We had a very rich conversation with the teachers who were running the school. After this we were so exhausted that we skipped going to e Ghandi museum even though I am certain ...
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