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I saw a great post on here last year re this but i can,t find it. I have a week or so hang around bombay waiting for a friend.
I fancy going to a beach area somewhere, near enough to get to in half a day, bus or train does,nt need to be a tourist place just somewhere i can hang out, maybe have a swim loung about.
ps if anybody remembers i posted here in july explaining that i was going to change some sterling into dollars as the exchange rate was dropping. Well to all you…
I will visit to india.
My schedule of the last day is as follows;
Morning : Amritsar to Chandigar by train
Evening : After watching Chandigarh, move to Delhi.
Midnight : Fly to Japan from IGI (3:30AM)
Now, I am bothering the transportation to Delhi.
I found Kalka Shatabdi Express which depart from Chandigarh at 18:23 and arrive at Delhi 21:55.
If it is punctual, I will take it. But I often hear Indian train sometimes face significant delay.
I afraid that I might miss my flight.
Otherwise, I found…
Hey anyone in north Goa at the moment that needs a Rough Guides India (2013)? I realize it's not LP but stilll haha! Will trade for another book or beers etc. Or does anyone know of a used bookstore that does trades? In Vagator/Chapora at the moment. Thanks.
Hi! I start the India leg of my round-the-world trip in a few days. I have plans to stay in Udaipur for a week before drifting north to Bikaner to check out Karni Mata Temple and then move on to New Delhi to stay with some awesome Couchsurfing hosts. I can't decide where to go between Udaipur and Bikaner and could use some recommendations. I think I prefer train travel, shorter journeys, and less crowded places (so no Pushkar Camel Fair). Jodhpur seems accessible by bus from Udaipur. Jaipur or…
Can anyone give some advise on the best way to get from Delhi to a monastery on the Leh Manali Road? I saw that the road appears to be closed after October. I'm wondering about the choices for trains, buses or planes. Anyone got some input on visiting Leh area in November? thanks so much!
Might there be someone here who has any clarity on the issue of Indian visas as of now October 2016?
I'm Australian and need to exit India again in January and get another 6 month visa. I had trouble at immigration last time on reentry but I have put it down to a particular officer rather than any clear objections she was able to express about my status in her broken English. I was reentering after a 2 week break in Sri Lanka, enough time to get a new visa.
Since then (June) I have speaking…