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India, sorry I give up!

Monday 14 November 2016 – Delhi Airport, India. So, here I am at the airport, awaiting for a flight to Singapore. By now I should be in Mcleod Ganj in the far north of India, spending time with my daughter, … Continue reading

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An unplanned journey on a bus.

Sunday 13 November 2016 – Delhi, India – Part 2. Back at the homestay I had a long conversation with the owner, Faiz, about my finances, the money I transferred from my NZ bank account into his had not yet … Continue reading

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The Taj Mahal.

Sunday 13 November 2016 – Agra, India – Part 1. This post is all about the Taj Mahal, which I visited this morning before catching a train to Delhi, where I will stay the night near the airport before flying … Continue reading

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Forts, frustrations and a first glimpse of the Taj.

Saturday 12 November 2016 – Agra, India. The day did not start off brilliantly. My throat is really sore and the air is foul, I can taste the pollution, it is very unpleasant. I have no money, I have a … Continue reading

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Jodhpur to Agra, a no photo day.

Friday 11 November 2016 – Agra, India. As expected the ATM’s were not open prior to the departure of my train to Agra. The tuk tuk driver who drove me around yesterday was (not) mysteriously waiting at the end of … Continue reading

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The Red Palace and White Temple, Jodhpur.

Thursday 10 November 2016 – Jodhpur, India. A very frustrating and largely wasteful day. In the end I did visit all the locations I wanted to visit, but I did not spend as much time in each as I would … Continue reading

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Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.

Wednesday 09 November 2016 – Jodhpur, India – Part 2. The last post left myself and three people I met in the guest house heading up to Mehrangarh Fort, which looms over our guest house and completely dominates the northern … Continue reading

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Jodhpur – The Blue City

Wednesday 09 November 2016 – Jodhpur, India – Part one of two. I was up pretty early this morning and took a few photos from my room with its view over the city, it is quite smoggy again today and … Continue reading

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Off to Jodhpur.

Tuesday 08 November 2016 – Jodhpur, India. I was up again at 6:00 am to get a final walk up to the camel fair in. I met Trev in reception and we walked to the small shop we went to … Continue reading

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Pushkar Camel Fair

Monday 07 November 2016 – Pushkar, India. Fortunately last night was much quieter than the one before and I seemed to manage a bit of sleep before the alarm went off at 6:00. Trev and I had agreed to meet … Continue reading

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