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Photos: India - West Bengal - Darjeeling and Kolkata

Friday, 7 Dec 2018 | Photo Gallery

Wonderful zen Darjeeling and super busy but fun Kolkata
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India - West Bengal - Darjeeling and Kolkata

Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 | Views [264]

India, West Bengal - Darjeeling & Kolkata - from freezing to chaos, and planning an early escape from India   After 4 days in Rishikesh, we take a taxi to the train station, a 7 hour train back to Delhi and then, after a nice metro ride ... Read more >

Photos: India - Amritsar and Rishikesh

Friday, 30 Nov 2018 | Photo Gallery

Mesmerizing Golden Temple and sacred Ganges town of Rishikesh
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India - Amritsar and Rishikesh

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 | Views [255]

India - Amritsar and Rishikesh - Hindus, Catholics, Sikhs & Buddhists, a quick tour of two sacred cities After another rickshaw we catch a 30 hour train to Amritsar, in the state of Punjab. We tried to visit the Golden Temple on a previous trip ... Read more >

Photos: India - Delhi and Goa

Monday, 5 Nov 2018 | Photo Gallery

Delhi, Palolem, Agonda, Galgibag, Anjuna, Baga, Candolim, Calangute beaches
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India 2018 - Delhi and Goa

Friday, 2 Nov 2018 | Views [289]

India - Delhi & Goa - New Delhi, Palolem, Agonda, Galgibag, Calangute, Baga, Candolim & Anjuna Beach - Back in Paradise after 8 years too long On the 1st of November, we fly out of Porto to Istanbul and then to New Delhi, India. This trip ... Read more >

Brief Interval - a guide on how to pack for a 2 year backpacking holiday

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | Views [636]

Some notes about “smart packing” for long term trips: My fashionable friend Faith (FFF), who is not only a great personal stylist but also a classy flight attendant with American Airlines, asked me to dedicate a section of the blog to smart packing.... Read more >

Photos: India - West Bengal - Darjeeling

Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | Photo Gallery

Tea plantations, altitude, steam trains, cold and peace, great zoo and plenty of mountains Himalaya style
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West Bengal - Darjeeling

Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | Views [767]

Destination:   India – West Bengal – Darjeeling – what is clean, quiet, nice, cool and it’s in India? From Siliguri, we take a shared Jeep taxi to Darjeeling, with the driver plus 10 other passengers.   Uncomfortable but going up surely. The ... Read more >

Photos: India - Bihar - Bodh Gaya

Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

Place of the Lord Buddha's enlightenment
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Bihar - Bodh Gaya

Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 | Views [870]

Destination: India – Bihar – Bodh Gaya – lights please! “Our” conductor wakes us up just before we arrive in Gaya. From Gaya, we take a shared rickshaw (10 people) to Bodh Gaya, the town where The Buddha achieved enlightenment. Having said, ... Read more >

Photos: India - Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi

Saturday, 26 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

Holy, holy Ganges and the smell of burning flesh from the burning ghats
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Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi

Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | Views [1123]

Destination: India – Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi – It’s all about expectations… Ok, let’s be honest here, we were kind of dreading this trip to Varanasi. We’ve heard the most confronting things happen in this place. Dead bodies floating in the river, ... Read more >

Photos: India - Uttar Pradesh - Agra

Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

Taj Mahal & Red Fort
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Uttar Pradesh - Agra

Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | Views [980]

Destination:   India – Uttar Pradesh – Agra – of course you have to see the Taj Mahal! We take a midmorning train from Delhi to Agra. Nice, easy and quick ride. Get to Agra in the afternoon and checked into the Tourist Rest House. Kind of ... Read more >

Delhi - New Delhi

Sunday, 20 Mar 2011 | Views [587]

Destination:   India – Delhi - New Delhi – it’s shopping and eating heaven! We arrived in Delhi on a Saturday afternoon after a very nice and comfortable 5 hour bus ride. As I said before, they do exist, at least from Jaipur to Delhi. And ... Read more >

Photos: India - Rajasthan - Jaipur

Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

Rajasthan capital
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Rajasthan - Jaipur

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | Views [1224]

Destination:   India – Rajasthan – Jaipur – Never wear your pants inside out! So, we leave Pushkar, for Jaipur to catch our overnight train to Amritsar. All nice, all well, all good. Our Taxi is an old white Ambassador, a bit of added old colonial ... Read more >

Photos: India - Rajasthan - Pushkar

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

The Holy City
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Rajasthan - Pushkar

Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | Views [1160]

Pushkar – Cows, camels, monkeys, pigs, monkey-pig, dogs, squirrels, and their droppings We get to Pushkar in the afternoon, after a 2 hour taxi ride. The taxi driver takes us to a very nice hotel. We’re on a roll here, guys! TV, AC, nice staff, ... Read more >

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