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…

Jaipur (thank god it’s not Delhi!)

Not sure if I can keep up with the amount that I’ve managed to write in the last couple of days. Neither of us can quite believe that we’ve only been here three days. We are trying to pace ourselves, but it’s hard to get out of the holiday frame of mind where we try…

Staying awake in Delhi

The last two days have merged into one messy hot one. We said our goodbyes to my parents at Heathrow on Monday and then spent a couple of hours watching planes take off and waiting to board. Neither of us slept for more than about ten minutes – I don’t know if that was the…