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Month: August 2018

Independence Day in Delhi, India

Day 196: Country #20.1 I was pretty tired from the late night pilgrimage, but I was actually adjusting my body by about an hour or two per day since arriving […]

Agra, India

Day 195: Country #20.1 In addition to the sub $5 Delhi Tour, I got a combo discount for a $10 day long Agra tour from Delhi. This time, someone came […]

Delhi, India

Day 194: Country #20.1 Delhi, pronounced Dili (similar to the capital of Timor Leste), is the capital of India and its second largest city. Unlike Mumbai, India’s largest city, Delhi’s […]

Jaipur to Delhi, India

Day 193: Country #20.1 Having seen Jaipur’s major attractions, I wanted to take a day trip to Agra and return to Delhi, but I couldn’t find this option, so I […]

Great Wall of (North Jaipur) India

Day 192: Country #20.1 In the morning I looked around to find my laundry and found myself caught in conversation with a few other travelers. In reflection, it was interesting […]

Jaipur, India

Day 191: Country #20.1 As the overnight bus drove from Gujarat state into Rajasthan state, I was surprised to see more trees and vegetation, however the temples did not change […]

Cash and Travel

A lot of people prefer to use cash instead of credit card because it limits how much they can spend. There’s even research showing that the “pain” of separating from […]

Ahmedabad to Jaipur, India

Day 190: Country #20.1 Combining uncertainty with high hopes for my first walking tour in a while, and my first in India, I got up early and walked to Swaminarayan […]

Ahmedabad, India

Day 189: Country #20.1 Ahmedabad is the capital of Gujarat state, one of India’s westernmost states, bordering the Middle East with a dry arid climate to match. I’m always curious […]

Dharavi Mumbai to Ahmedabad, India

Day 188: Country #20.1 I booked a really cheap tour of Dharavi, India’s largest slum, but due to mixing up the station names, I wasn’t able to connect with the […]

West Mumbai, India

Day 187: Country #20.1 Mumbai, aka Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra state, India’s largest mega city and economic center. Having seen the economic hub at and to the south […]

Mumbai, India

Day 186: Country #20.1 When I woke up, I realized I was not in a normal tourist hostel. Packed almost side by side in denser formations than military barracks were […]