Delhi December 22nd 2011 We did some shopping at the local market, trying to avoid the emporiums whilst being told by everyone "there are no markets left since the Commonwealth games, only emporiums!"
One man was very grateful when we gave him a 15Rs tip for making a frame for a God picture we bought. It really hit home how poor he was.
Got an auto rickshaw to India Gate at night and unfortunately Red Fort was close ... read more
Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
I'm a final year medical student from Sydney undertaking an elective term at a hospital in Pokhara, Nepal. This blog is to allow a permanent record of my travels, communicate with friends and family back home and give an insight into the health problems that the people of Nepal face.... full info