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Delhi - The Tomb, The Disaster and The Fort

INDIA | Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | Views [1206]

So it's the third day now in Delhi and I've scheduled Safdarjung's Tomb and the Red Fort, in that order.   After hailing a taxi with instructions to take me to the Tomb. We arrived at a building that looked vaguely like the picture of the ... Read more >

Tags: bike, delhi, fort, good samaritan, india, kindness, misadventures, taxi, unesco


Delhi - The first day, anyone for pee pee?

INDIA | Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | Views [1012]

From Kuala Lumpur, we finally landed in New Delhi at 2245. The first thing I noticed when getting through immigration was the almost empty queues. I'd been expecting some nightmare air terminal from the 1960s, choke full of people. In actual fact Indira ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, dirty, india, shock


Malaysia Stopover

MALAYSIA | Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | Views [607]

For some strange reason, the options for direct flights from Hong Kong into New Delhi seem to centre around arriving in the early hours, well past midnight. Not really liking this option, I've taken the next worst option of selecting a flight that arrives ... Read more >

Tags: airport, kuala lumpur, malaysia, stopover


Hong Kong Part 2

HONG KONG | Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | Views [1048]

It's the start of week 2. The first item is a little excursion out to Lantau Island where there the Po Lin Buddist Monastery, the Big Buddha and the Po Lin Village. Big Buddha Lantau Island can be reached from Tung Chung MTR station, which ... Read more >

Tags: hong kong, lantau island


Photos: Hong Kong Week 1

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | Photo Gallery

Hong Kong Week 1
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Hong Kong Part 1

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | Views [718]

The first 2 days were going to be about acclimatizing, complicated by a cold that started on the plane. On the second night, I didn't get to sleep till about 5 in the morning. The whole time something was bugging me, something that I had forgotten ... Read more >

Tags: hong kong


Photos: Hong Kong Week 2

HONG KONG | Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | Photo Gallery

Hong Kong Week 2
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Photos: Farewell

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | Photo Gallery

Mangesh leaving do
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Farewell

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | Views [436]

27/02/2012 It Thursday 27th Jan, 2 days before I leaves for Hong Kong on the first leg of my travels. I'm travelling down to Surrey to visit a friend, Mr M. The lucky git has decide to retire to India and "time permitting", do the 3 ... Read more >

Tags: goodbye, sabbatical


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