Last Day in India

It’s crazy to think our time in India is up already. This morning we headed to the kitchen cafe where we hid on our first day from the crazy streets of Paharganj. Today it was scary in a different way, wind picking up and blowing and banging at the corrugated iron cover of the restaurant.…

Back in Delhi

We’ve completed our mini-circuit around Northern/Central India and arrived yesterday back in Delhi. We are both surprised by how much calmer and saner Delhi seems after Varanasi, especially now that some of the building work is nearing completion. As in, some of the shops now have walls instead of just plastic sheets. It was even…

Varanasi and Sarnath

Right, time for a proper entry I think! After being so lazy in Agra we kind of got off track with photos and recording what we were up to, so as it’s our last night with a decent internet connection, and we’ve seen about all (we want to see) of Varanasi, I figured now would…

We’re alive in Varanasi!

So, been away for a few days. We didn’t have internet in Agra, there wasn’t much at all in Agra to be honest apart from the Taj, which was amazing. We expected it to be amazing though, so it lived up up to the promise. We spent a lovely evening there waiting for dusk, and…

Udaipur (hurray for antibiotics)

The drugs work, after some very simple breakfast we decided to be brave and leave the hotel. We had only intended on doing one thing today to ease back into the sightseeing and adventuring gently. We thought that a nice boat ride around Lake Pichola would be ideal, sitting down, in the shade and only…