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... the rear of Asha's offices in RK Puram. I first met Usha whilst painting the medical centre (situated in the slum) about 6 years ago. As a girl, it was unlikely - due to the way things are here - that her education would progress much and she would possibly be married young etc etc. However, with the support of Asha (and a progressively thinking family) Usha continued in her studies and has just ...
... was no way in hell I was going to cross a street that full of speeding vehicles. It was just too dangerous.
Not to be deterred, Jayshree walked up to a group of heavily armed police officers and somehow convinced them to wheel riot barriers across the road, completely stopping traffic so we could cross. Katherine swears the police looked as scared as we were as they inched their way onto the road. I have no idea -- my eyes were ...
... I'd been sweating about that for a while because the Indian Railway Company website didn't have an online booking system and I wasn't sure if I'd left it too late to get a ticket, but I got that last night. Good stuff. Then had a meal at a rooftop restaurant in Phar Ghanj where I got talking to a Danish couple and a Dutch couple. Both were on a 2 week car+driver sojourn but the Danes were just starting their holiday while the Dutchies ...
Today is another late night travel day so I Have the day to kill until my train. I went back to the Red Fort and there were no queues. Yet another impressive Indian fort but this had great gardens and pavilions and was a relaxing place just to stroll around, sit under the trees and watch people.These guys knew how to live in luxury. Good thing I got ...
... completed by having our photo taken by tourists, with 'a strong sense of ironic'. Next stop was the red fort however we enjoyed seeing it from the outside - as it was closed on Mondays. Still at least we met a sweet Indian baby who did not wish to have it's photo taken with us in the park- even with it's mother's encouragement. We then took a touk touk to lordi gardens on the other side of Delhi. Here ...
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