We experienced our first (but not last) look at the holy river Ganga in Haridwar. For 3 days we immersed ourselves amongst dedicated worshipers who flock here to bath in the holy water.
After escaping the heat of Amritsar, we jumped on a bus headed for Dharamsala, at the foot of the Himalaya Mountains in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The bus ride there was our first real Indian transport challenge, and it certainly pushed our patience after so many hours in such an uncomfortable bus. After much arguing, negotiating and […]
We decided to take the 6 hour train ride north to Amritsar, in the hope of finding cooler weather than Delhi (this was an epic fail, it’s even hotter here) and more relaxed vibes (success on this front). The train ride was great – we actually got time to be productive for a change, something […]