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Lucknow: Is it worth a Look?

January 11, 20138 Comments

Lucknow to Varanasi? After reluctantly leaving Varanasi, we would have liked to have stayed another night or so in this special and spiritual place, two nights just wasn’t enough but we needed to be in New Delhi in a few days time to meet our driver to start our tour of Rajasthan. We had already booked our train tickets […]

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Spiritual India: Varanasi

January 9, 201313 Comments

Getting to Varanasi from Delhi The hardest part travelling to Varanasi was getting hold of the train tickets where we had spent a couple of hours queueing at the international ticket desk at Delhi station a few days previously.   This is one of the places that I was very excited to see, many people had told […]

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Sightseeing Around New Delhi

January 5, 20130 Comments

Sightseeing around New Delhi New Delhi has been our first big city in India (we had visited Chennai, but this was more of a stopover) and it has been a real surprise.  The first is that with the exception of key junctions and parts in the very centre of town, the traffic runs quite smoothly, especially on the […]

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Delhi: Our North India Trip Begins

January 1, 20132 Comments

North India Trip – Getting from Pondicherry to Delhi We failed to get any train tickets for our journey from Chennai to Delhi so we ended up flying with Spicejet from Chennai, it is all getting a little bit busier as we find ourselves on the more popular routes. We took the local express bus from […]

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India East Coast: Pondicherry a Taste of France in India

December 29, 20122 Comments

After enjoying our twinkling night-time scenes and a bellyful of temples in Mysore we headed East across Karnataka and entered our third Indian state of this trip.  Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai was our first port of call on our way to Pondicherry. We had decided that the city did not offer us much in the […]

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