INDIA & NEPAL - Tamil Nadu,Karnataka, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal

a trip by MARIE DE LA MOTTE AND CLIVE THORNTON
From: August 8th 2012
Until: November 4th 2012

We fly from Bangkok to Chennai and moved quickly to smaller town as the big cities are confusing,polluting and noisy!

It has been difficult at the beginning to adjust our self to the Indian's attitude and annoyances. They will try to scam, and get what they want in a way or another if you don't keep strong position.
Always negotiate price for hotels, clothes, taxi... at least start negotiating at 75% less. Most of the time this is the right price.

some rickshaw will give good advice but in general, be careful. They will bring you to an hotel or guesthouse they know to get a backshish from the owner and then the owner will charge the room more to cover the charge!
Trip Length: 3 months
Blog Entries: 13
Photos: 317
Words: 5083

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 9th 2012 Bangkok- Koh Samet - Pattaya - Bangkok Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ko Samet
August 9th 2012 India: Tamil Nadu : Pondicherry & Trichy Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Pondicherry
August 16th 2012 India: Karnataka - HAMPI Asia » India » Karnataka » Hampi
August 23rd 2012 INDIA: Goa - Palolem Asia » India » Goa » Palolem
August 23rd 2012 India: New Delhi Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi
August 31st 2012 India: Himachal Pradesh: Manali / Vashisht / Malana / Kasol Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh » Manali
September 18th 2012 India: Uttarakhand: Rishikesh Asia » India » Uttarakhand » Rishikesh
September 25th 2012 India: Uttar Pradesh: Agra / Varanasi / Sarnath Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra
October 1st 2012 Nepal: Lumbini Asia » Nepal » Lumbini
October 3rd 2012 Nepal: Pokhara and Poon Hill Trek Asia » Nepal » Pokhara
October 18th 2012 Nepal: Chitwan National Park Asia » Nepal » Chitwan
October 22nd 2012 Nepal: Kathmandu / Dhulikhel Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu Valley
October 29th 2012 India: West Bengal - Kolkatta Asia » India » West Bengal » Kolkata
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