Hi all, We’re running to our overnight train for Nagpur and Seoni, so I’ve got to make quick work of this post. Here are some photo highlights from Day 4-7 in Jaipur and Agra, which are two of the three points of the Golden Triangle (Delhi being the third). Dana (finally) joined us on our last day in Delhi, and is universally loved by our male guides and driver. Apparently there is a word that sounds roughly like “dyena” that means the devil. Kimi thinks that’s pretty funny. As per usual, all pictures are by myself and my mom, Margie. ANIMALS India’s got lots of cool animals that previously I’ve only seen in the zoo. ON THE ROAD We’ve spend a lot of time on the road over the past couple days (10 hours total), so we’ve seen a lot of stuff along the way. It’s been fun, but we’re…Continue Reading
A Mall?
As you might expect, our past three days in Delhi have been pretty exciting. We’ve been amazed with all of the contrasts in this complex culture, and are slowly getting used to the way things work. While waiting for the wedding on Friday we’ve had a chance to get a good look at most of Delhi’s famous sites, and got a full rundown on Northern India’s history from our guide Manju and driver Kimi. These sites are all amazing and represent the fabulous wealth that India has had over the centuries. We’ve also had the chance to walk the streets a bit and check out the markets. On our first day I was amazed at how “untouristy” these bazaars were… then came day two. Then came Day Two when our tour guide took us to see the “best places for the deals” where we met the hard-sell professionals. On Day…Continue Reading