Category: Travel

Elephants in India

Tom was always very excited to see elephants.  So this entry is for him.  It has all the elephants that we saw in India.  Tom only got to see elephants near Amber Fort in Jaipur and I saw one unexpectedly in the outskirts of Kolkata (Calcutta). Jaipur The following video shows elephants carrying tourists inside

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Mumbai

Tom and I flew in from Jaipur to Mumbai (Bombay) on the 20th of September.  Wish I had skipped Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and spent those days in Bombay.  It’s truly a magnificent city and the largest city in the world.  The ambiance the city presents is simply out of this world.  The Maharashtrians (or

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Day 2 @ London

We started our day by going to Evelyn’s apartment for breakfast.  Her husband, Robert is such a wonderful person that he was standing on the street waiting for us so that we don’t get lost.  These little things speak volumes about a person.  Evelyn and Robert’s hospitality is just like what one would expect in

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London

This is not going to be in chronological order as I am going to talk London right now.  We arrived at London Heathrow at 6.30 pm GMT on Oct 7th and after an express train ride to Paddington, followed by a Circle Line Underground ride to Tower Hill we arrived at our hotel.  You would

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Day Three – Agra (Taj Mahal)

We set out for Agra at 6:10 am.  The initial part of the journey was alright, but as we were nearing Agra the traffic was a nightmare.  We had a nice air conditioned Toyota Innova at our disposal and Mr. Jasbir Singh is an awesome driver.   But people “blowing” (honking) their horns full monty

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