Tag Archive: travelling

Jodhpur: the blue city

I am so excited to write about Jodhpur! It was one of my favourite places in India. The city is very photogenic with many of it’s townhouses painted Jodhpur blue. People here were… Continue reading

planning our trip

I had a lot of fun planning and researching my trip and would happily do it again and for other people too. If this isn’t your thing there are lots of travel companies… Continue reading

how to visit Agra

We heard many rumours about Agra…do not stay there, only stay one night, get in get out. But who do we listen to? In the end we decided to stay in Agra for two nights… Continue reading

sleep and eat in Varanasi

Ganpati’s Guesthouse I read in my Rough Guide about Ganpati’s Guesthouse. I booked online one week before and was told their main guesthouse was fully booked so we were in the add on… Continue reading

discovering Varanasi’s ancient traditions

We made our way from Kolkata to Varanasi on a 16 hour train journey (including Indian delays). We arrived into Varanasi’s busy train station where lots of people wanted to ‘help’ us, thankfully I… Continue reading

Kolkata information

Accommodation Stay: We stayed in BMS’s guesthouse on Bose Road near Mother Theresa’s House. (Good reference spot when directing taxi drivers) Cost: Dorm room with fan 400 rupees per night (we had the… Continue reading

welcome to Kolkata

We didn’t know much about Kolkata. Our little research told us it used to be the capital of India until the British decided New Delhi was the best choice. Slowly the old spelling… Continue reading

let us begin

So here we are, India. The land of impossibilities made possible, so say the Indians. 2 girls has now changed into 3. Our lovely friend Lydia is joining us for a month on… Continue reading