Spiritual India: Varanasi

Spiritual India: Varanasi

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
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Sightseeing Around New Delhi

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
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Delhi: Our North India Trip Begins

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
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India East Coast: Pondicherry a Taste of France in India

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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India Travel: Things to do in Mysore
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India Travel: Things to do in Mysore

Mysore, or Mysuru as it’s also known, is in the state of Karnataka.  If you haven’t visited Mysore before, we think it’s worth including on your India travel itinerary. The city is rich in heritage with many royal palaces, interesting colonial buildings, a choice of temples, churches and mosques to satiate any religious creed and […]

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