Anuraag Villa & Holika – Jaipur

Our hotel in Jaipur was a very nice large villa, not luxurious but exactly what I think of when I think colonial India style. It had around 16 rooms and the original doors on a lot of the houses/havelis like this have a strong lock and bolt on both the inside and out. It also…

Agra

Early start (again 😐) for the train to Agra at 06.00. Traffic was v bad and we were forced to walk the last part even at 5.30am! Our train was on platform 1 so very easy, our names were even on that old printer paper (the one you can tear each side and is a…

Old Delhi by Bicycle

Not much sleep as we try to adapt to the +5.5 hr time zone meant a 6.30am bike tour was pretty early. They have them this early so it is quiet, we got a rickshaw there and it was in no way quiet 😄, our starting point was not far from a large mosque which…

Welcome to India! 

We safely landed around 8.30am Delhi time, limited sleep and body clock shouted 4am. Never mind, with limited sleep we navigated Delhi airport and visa arrival process quite easily, with a friendly ‘cricket mad’ gent behind the counter. Free transfer from our hotel and after checking around 50 clipboards and scrappy A4 scribbled on papers…