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Monthly Archives: February 2010
Our last day in Pushkar was rubbish for Lyns as she was really poorly. For me it was filled with medicine buying and bank finding missions. The locals excelled themselves in assisting me. I went for breakfast in our usual … Continue reading
On the 24th February we arrived in Pushkar! We took another local bus and again have lived to tell the tale, which was quite remarkable really. Between the usual challenges that traveling in India entails and my stomachs continuous urge to empty … Continue reading
Throughout our time in India we’ve become increasingly giggly over typos/spelling errors printed on signs, in menus etc. Whilst we’re more than aware that our Hindi is completely crap, we haven’t been able to control the childish hysterics that erupt from English errors. Below … Continue reading
Bundi was lovely, or seemed lovely. I didn’t see as much as I would’ve liked as I’ve been poorly poorly. Stupid fever and tummy bug for two whole days. The highlight and hindrance of Bundi was the monkeys. They were just … Continue reading
The journey from Jodhpur to Bundi had our patience slightly frayed to say the least. We boarded our (2 hours late) train at the ungodly hour of 5am (before which, whilst trying to locate the guesthouse front door in the pitch … Continue reading
Jodhpur in 3 words… Chaotic, Filthy and Blue! It definitely struck me as being old school India and I found it both mesmerizing and enchanting. A formidable fort stands towering over a blue painted city. Open sewers lined the roads, local women were … Continue reading
On the journey to Jodhpur a horrible situation played out in front of our eyes. It was utterly heart wrenching. We were on the train, and as usual, surrounded by Indian men giving us the one hundred question treatment. A retired army major … Continue reading