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A different corner in Delhi

February 6th 2015
HE SAID... We arrived in Delhi at 5.30am after leaving Pushkar the previous evening in an overnight train. We jumped off the train, negotiated the platform masses, traversed the overpass, evaded the rickshaw touts and finally found our taxi in the dark surrounds outside New Delhi station. We made our way through the backstreets of Delhi to Hotel Gulnar in Karol Bagh. We checked into ... read more
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Indian Flag 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
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10th June 2015

We're sad too!
Your fans are also going to miss India through your eyes and stomachs. Such delicious, healthy food--lentils, chickpeas, veggies, healing spices in such a variety--major yum and no Delhi bellies--congrats! Pretty interesting the range of characters you've met from Mr. Bill and Mr. Crazy Clown to very compassionate people and the chai wallah who remembered you to the beyond-annoying gutter crawlers and touts. And in this land of poverty, you never had anything stolen and escaped the scary guys following you here--bravo. Endings of long journeys are always so bitter-sweet, but I imagine you're going to receive such a welcome from your fur-babies that India will become more of a blissful memory.
11th June 2015

Re: We're sad too!
Journey endings are indeed bitter-sweet Tara. Thanks so much for coming along with us for the ride. We have two more blogs to post for this trip, and then it will be time to turn our minds to the next trip! :)

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