Monthly Archives: February 2017

Delhi: A Little Dab’ll Do Ya

Today, Tuesday, February 28, was our day to do a bit of Delhi exploration.  And even to do a little dab it takes quite a while if you are using surface transportation as we were. Right after breakfast, we inquired … Continue reading

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Cooking with Neha

Oh, my goodness.  If you find yourself in Delhi with a day to kill, arrange to take a cooking class with Neha at Saffron Palate.  We just spent a wonderful five hours learning a few things about Indian cooking and … Continue reading

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Blow Horn

Apparently, horns are used in India for all sorts of purposes but mostly to let other drivers know where you are.  This is a good thing because in spite of occasional white lane lines on the roads, the concept of … Continue reading

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. . . And Other Agra Sights

Our Saturday tour didn’t just cover sunrise (more or less) at the Taj Mahal; it also included the Agra Fort and, about 45 miles west of Agra, Fatehpur Sikri. Our guide, who said his name was Sandy because most clients … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal

I don’t have a bucket list of places I need to see before my eyesight dims; and, if I did, the Taj Mahal (Crowned Palace) wouldn’t have been on it.  Nonetheless, if one is in northern India, it would be … Continue reading

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Indian

After our brief layover in England, it was time to begin the Indian portion of this trip.  We had a very short (just about eight hours) flight from London to Delhi.  In spite of its short duration, I was able … Continue reading

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Anglo

What could be more English than a misty day at Windsor Castle with masses of school children frolicking about and bunches of daffodils blooming in the grass?  I’d answer pretty much nothing. Joan and I arrived at Heathrow on Tuesday … Continue reading

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