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India Overview

Seeing as it’s been six months since we left India we figured it was about time to write a little bit about our overall experience in India. But first, lets watch our video as a good primer. India is a … Continue reading

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Trichy and Kuala Lumpur – Two different worlds

August 4 & 5 – Trichy August 6 to 8 – Kuala Lumpur It felt kind of surreal to arrive in Trichy. This would be the place where Johnny and I fly out of India. I can't lie and say … Continue reading

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Kochi and Munnar – Southern India and tea fields

July 28 to August 3 After Lovely Leh, Kochi and Munnar rank as our favorite places in India. The farther south we get in India the nicer it is to be a tourist. We were told things got easier in … Continue reading

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Panaji – Hiding out from the rain

July 23 to July 27 As we approach further south, it is getting much greener. The first thing I noticed once we arrived in Panaji were the clean and open streets. It was much more humid and tropical in this … Continue reading

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Delhi and Mumbai

July 4 & 16 to 18 – Delhi July 18 to 22 – Mumbai Combined New Delhi and Mumbai have a population greater than that of Canada. What that means is these are two very dense and crowded cities. There's … Continue reading

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Leh – A vacation away from our vacation

July 5 to 16 (July 10 & 11 at Pangong Lake) We ended up spending more time in Leh than anywhere else on our entire trip. We thought since we were flying and spending the money to get up this … Continue reading

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Pangong Lake – The drive through hell to paradise

July 10 & 11 Pangong Lake (aka Pangong Tso). I've known for years that I've wanted to come here. Years ago, before Johnny and I were a couple, we heard about this Bollywood movie from our friend at work. At … Continue reading

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Agra – The Taj Mahal

July 1 to July 3 There really isn't much to say about Agra so I'll let the photos do most of the talking. We ended up spending 2 full days here when 1 day would have been plenty. It was … Continue reading

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Varanasi and Khajuraho – The Ganges and Kama Sutra

June 26 to 30 I'll summarize for you what the Lonely Planet India guidebook says about Varanasi. Varanasi is one of the most blindingly colorful, unrelentingly chaotic, unapologetically, indiscreet place on earth. Varanasi takes no prisoners. Yeah, that pretty much … Continue reading

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Bodhgaya – Following Buddha’s path to enlightenment and getting scammed all along the way

June 24 & 25 After a comfortable train ride from Kolkata we arrived in Gaya tired at 6AM but ready to move. Even before we got off the train we were rushed by a crowd of people begging to drive … Continue reading

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