Day 2: Humayun’s Tomb, Being Hard of Hearing and Awesome Drivers

Good morning everyone, I'm traveling to Amritsar this morning, so I scheduled this post about Humayun's Tomb ahead of time.  Yesterday, I spent much of the morning in my hotel room dealing with a horrendous headache.  It's too bad too because it was the first day we had sunlight instead of fog in the morning. … Continue reading Day 2: Humayun’s Tomb, Being Hard of Hearing and Awesome Drivers

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Day 2 & 3: Ghandi and visiting the Raj Ghat and the Mahatma Ghandi Smitri. Oh and brown sugar…

Good morning all, Raj Ghat Memorial toMahatma Gandhi Just when I thought I had this time change thing down... I slept most of yesterday afternoon which means I've been awake since 1:30 a.m. or so.  So today will be about exhausting myself and not going to sleep until at least 10 p.m. tonight. While touring … Continue reading Day 2 & 3: Ghandi and visiting the Raj Ghat and the Mahatma Ghandi Smitri. Oh and brown sugar…

Day 2: The Red Fort and Delhi Traffic

Good evening all, I will spend today (Day 3) touring the Lotus Temple, the Birla Temple, the Bangla Sahib Gurdwara, the Crafts Museum, the Mahatma Gandhi Smriti and the National Museum.  Also, I will probably go to India Gate for the light show tonight.  I have only two full days left in Delhi before I … Continue reading Day 2: The Red Fort and Delhi Traffic

Day 2 – Being Offered Drugs, a Visit to the Jama Masjid and Fireworks

Morning all, There is a series of very large, very pretty trees outside of my hotel room window.  Delhi is a lot greener than I would have thought.  Trees are just about everywhere, as is poverty and hawkers.  Damn the hawkers!  This morning, after a lovely buffet sort of breakfast at the hotel, I stepped … Continue reading Day 2 – Being Offered Drugs, a Visit to the Jama Masjid and Fireworks

Arrived and No Thanks to Air Canada – from Vancouver through to Delhi and the beginning of Day 1

Awesome art at the Delhi Airport.  I'll let you all figure it out.  It took me a second but then it made me so, so happy Hey everyone! It's been a long time since I posted in this blog.  I debated with myself (you should really see that happen, it's quite a spectacle) as to whether … Continue reading Arrived and No Thanks to Air Canada – from Vancouver through to Delhi and the beginning of Day 1

Gurdaspur & Batala: Gurdwara Shri Cholla Sahib, Achal Sahib and Mendhi

Good morning everyone,I can't believe the Kashmir trip is almost over!  Wow, too soon.  Way too soon.  We spent our last day in Gurdaspur and Batala and with Jagdeep's auntie and her family near Batala.After trying to find a few of the spots on our list, with no luck at all, we headed west toward … Continue reading Gurdaspur & Batala: Gurdwara Shri Cholla Sahib, Achal Sahib and Mendhi

Pathankot: Nurpur Fort, Nagni Temple and Weather

Good morning everyone,We stayed in Pathankot for a few days on our way back from Kashmir.  Our hotel was actually just outside of Pathankot in Himachal Pradesh.  It was great to be back in the range of cell phones and internet, let me just say. From there, we went from village to village visiting the … Continue reading Pathankot: Nurpur Fort, Nagni Temple and Weather