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Winding down with a pamper and farewell India

India Day 31: Darjeeling to Siliguri. After a much warmer night’s sleep with the window closed (I even took my socks off), we had breakfast at our hotel and then got a car back to Siliguri.  This time we got a hotel in Siliguri town in the middle of a market so enjoyed browsing round… Continue reading Winding down with a pamper and farewell India

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Wildlife galore at Bandhavgarh National Park

India Day 24: Varanasi to Bandhavgarh National Park. Most of this day was taken up with travelling and waiting. The taxi dropped us off at the airport where we found out our flight was delayed. Fantastic. Not much more to add until we met our driver at Khajuraho airport; we were very amused to see… Continue reading Wildlife galore at Bandhavgarh National Park

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Blessings, cremations and boat rides in Varanasi

We arrived at Varanasi airport and made our way by taxi to our hotel. By this time it was evening so we had dinner in our hotel, which was in the middle of a bustling market. After dinner, we explored the market shops. As Varanasi is the town of Shiva, there are Nandi statues everywhere… Continue reading Blessings, cremations and boat rides in Varanasi

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Games in Jodhpur and fog at the Taj Mahal

India Day 20: Jaisalmer to Jodhpur. We spent a lovely morning in Jaisalmer Fort for breakfast and a bit of shopping before it was time to leave. The Rickshawian Gentlemen arranged a car to take us (along with Swiss Michelle and Dutch Tom) to Jodhpur today and it was a surprisingly odd five hour journey… Continue reading Games in Jodhpur and fog at the Taj Mahal