Category: India

Feeling Like A Star

Feeling Like a Star Note:  Our tour guide, Manu, has solved my problem uploading images!  Still have intermittent internet, but at least I can start catching up.  Manu is to our group what Hassan was to my Morocco group last year.  Indispensable! On the first full day of our tour we were made to feel Read More …

Getting Around

It’s hard to imagine 1.25 billion people.  That’s about four times the population of the United States, although India is just over one third the size of the U.S.  I have been amazed at all the ways people get around the streets of Delhi. The streets are packed with three-wheeled rickshaws(simple autos), tiny electric cars Read More …

Why do they do that?

Note:  I’ll have to publish some posts without photos until I can get faster wi-fi.  It’s been difficult getting anything uploaded. After my experience riding the women’s car on the Metro, I realized it was a perfect example of how every culture has its own way of doing things.  Every time I travel, it’s these Read More …

I Would Have Lost “The Amazing Race”

You know that feeling when you hop on a metro you thought you might miss  just before the doors close? I was feeling like I was really getting the hang of things as I meandered through the crowded station, followed the violet footprints to get to the violet line (not yellow), and dashed down the Read More …

Incredible India

A salesperson in a mattress store was chatting with me about a variety of topics, and when he discovered I was going to India he asked in an incredulous manner, “Why?”  He looked at me like I had three heads and advised me that I was certain to get sick from the food and the heat, Read More …