Trying to send a parcel from New Delhi

Indian Children playing Marbles (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Postal services the world over get a bad rap. India’s postal service is no different. Yet, the parcel still managed to get delivered. There’s a full Travelogue story on this here It reads better than the below with no misspellings. I took no chances and was at the New Delhi Railway station …

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Visiting the Taj Mahal, and leaving my mark on a world heritage site

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: A day tour to the Taj Mahal in Agra, a mistake if ever there was going to be one. I was out of time. India was not doing it for me still, it seemed to be the best option to speed things up. A 5am Cold Pizza for breakfast on a prepaid …

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Buying a train ticket from Amritsar to New Delhi should be easy …

A very patient Indian Lady (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d already learned not to have high expectations. I was pushing these feelings as far down as possible about India every minute. True the Golden Temple was amazing, but the country continued to rub me the wrong way. Getting a simple train ticket was just another example. I was at the train …

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The Golden Temple is better than the Taj Mahal, a new world wonder

The Golden Temple at Night, Amritsar, India (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: Somethings are obvious before you even get there. For me that’s what I felt about the Golden Temple in Amritsar versus the Taj Mahal in Agra. I knew little about the Golden Temple, and it simply soared high in my expectations. I entered the main archway that led to the temple, the …

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From Lahore Pakistan, to Amritsar India – I am not alone

Women selling the Koran (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d traveled solo for quite sometime. Now in Lahore I’d be joined by a young German traveler on one of “those” Indian journey’s. This in itself did little to inspire me to travel India. I had not a single inclination that I would enjoy myself in the land of many a backpacker. …

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