As I looked out of a hotel window onto an alleyway in New Delhi, this woman was walking by underneath me. I grabbed my camera quick and manged to snap her as she went by. Love the bright colours of her sari against the rundown surroundings.
When my travelling companions in India first told me we were going to get a cab and drive for an hour or so outside of Amritsar to go and watch the border closing ceremony they hold every day to shut the borders between India and Pakistan, I wasn’t exactly enthused. I couldn’t really understand what … Continue reading
Amritsar was our final stop on the Indian tour, along with the India/Pakistan border, which will be the subject of my last Indian post soon to come. There’s one very significant reason why people visit Amristar – The Golden Temple. I was looking forward to seeing this landmark, officially known as Harmandir Sahib, so much … Continue reading
I’m not sure it would be entirely possible for me to describe to you how at home I felt up in the Himalayas, and in the beautiful town of McLeod Ganj. But I’ll try. Anyone who has been to this place will tell you of it’s serene, calm and relaxed Tibetan vibe, differing so much … Continue reading
From Jaipur we took a change of direction. Our original plan was to head to Udaipur, but as we discovered when we got to the station, there wasn’t a train until the next day. Itching to move on from Jaipur, we asked the attendants at the booth where we could go that day. Due to … Continue reading
As well as visiting the Monkey Palace in Jaipur, we were taken to plenty of other sights by our driver, Khan. To post about these, I’ve decided to let the photos speak for themselves. Firstly there is Birla Mandir, a white marble Hindu temple that is truly stunning by night. Secondly, the City Palace and … Continue reading
When we arrived in Jaipur, we picked a taxi driver that we soon realised would be hard to shake. Khan (if that was his real name…) was one of those drivers that insisted he could find us a better hotel than the one we asked him to take us to, and a better experience of … Continue reading