Delhi, Part Deux

The last two days of our Indian adventure was a return to Delhi. I was NOT looking forward to it as our initial experience of Delhi was absolutely terrible. Well, it actually turned out to be a pretty nice visit! Our train arrived late at night at the Hazrat Nizamuddin train station, which a month ago had given us some … Read More

Chillin’ in Shimla, The Himalayan Foothills

After two weeks of exploring Rajasthan, we were in need of peace and quiet. We’d been wanting to head to the mountains and McLeod Ganj was in our original plan but we had to settle for something closer and headed to Shimla. We found a great homestay, Marley Villa, and parked ourselves for 10 days. Shimla may not have been … Read More

The Blue-Eyed Boy in India

My family and I spent a month in India and visited a few different cities. I enjoyed India, most of the time. I’m going to tell you about all the different places we visited. Udaipur We took a long overnight train to Udaipur from Delhi. We had our own cabin and it was comfortable. I think my parents were very … Read More

Five Things You Need to Know About Streets In India

What was the biggest culture shock we encountered in India? The Streets! Here’re five things you need to know before you travel to India Two Wheels, fours wheels, two legs or four, all welcomed. Be prepared to share the road with trucks, buses, cars, motorbikes, bicycles, tuk-tuks and rickshaws – which is pretty normal. But wait for it… You also … Read More

One Week In Udaipur, India

Udaipur is where we began our real Indian experience. After two incredibly stressful days in Delhi, we climbed aboard the night train, happy to leave the chaos behind. The longer stay gave us a chance to really settle into our Indian adventure.   Accommodation We were picked up at the train station by our host Samvit. It saved us having … Read More