One of the more confusing things when in Delhi is trying to arrange your onwards travel, and being confident in what your told is correct.
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Tags: Backpacker, blogsherpa, Canon G9, Haridwar, India, Mamiya, Photography, Train, Travel, writing
We decided to go to Rishikesh for Diwali and to see the Ganges, except the only problem was we didn’t have enough time. The closest we could get was Haridwar, and upon reading that it was the much more spiritually significant than Rishikesh, and it was the beginning of the Ganges, it sounded a good option.
A 6 hour bus ride from hell, a 32 degree day, and a friend with an upset stomach, was far from desirable.
I rounded up the other two westerners in town and we sussed a private car.
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Even if your not a Architecture buff, Chandigarh is totally worth visiting, maybe because its so un-Indian, or maybe because its just a beautiful town.
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Have you ever had to wash human faeces off your shoe?
Welcome to India, where anything and everything is possible.
Just as you sit down for breakfast, the burning trash begins.
Continue reading ‘What is your good name?’
Tags: Backpacker, Canon G9, Delhi, India, Pahar Ganj, Travel, writing
I recently reached a point in my travels where it became clear I couldn’t sustain what I was doing anymore.
A myriad of smaller reasons had manifested itself into a week of really not enjoying anything at all. The food, the places, the people, the freedom, it all sucked.
the shitty streets of Pahar Ganj, Delhi.
Tags: Backpacker, blogsherpa, Canon G9, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Guest House, Nepal, Thamel, Tourist, Travel
Kathmandu Guest House is a polished-come-chaotic type of place, smack bang in the middle of Thamel, it’s the landmark that everyone knows.
Its glory days as hub of backpacker accommodation are well over, senior citizens and Intrepid Tour groups now seem to dominate, but if you can score one of the handful of $8 rooms available, it’s still a good deal.
KGH secret rooftop that most never find.
Continue reading ‘7pm, in front of KGH’
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“The Kali Gandaki River runs through the deepest valley in the world, between the towering Himalayan giants of Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Annapurna (8092m)..This is one of Nepal’s best wild whitewater rivers.”
And so it was.