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Hi everyone,
I need to send pictures to a group of persons I met in Mumbai but the phone number they gave me doesn't seem to be working.Maybe there's only a digit missing or so...anyone can help?
the numbers are 7738549691 and 7709288779
I just need their address to mail them the pics,thanks!

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Anyone used a one-way taxi service (e.g. HippoCabs)? If so, what was your experience? Any issues? Looking at doing from Jaipur to New Delhi (3 passengers).

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Hey fellow Travelers,
I am planning on going backpacking to Kasol/Manali and other towns in Himachal Pradesh with my mate during the winter season (8th to the last week of November) Could you please recommend any good places to hike? as well as camp. Open to Suggestions.

Thank you.

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Hi Guys,

I am possibly going to make a detour to visit the Golden temple, but I have read you can't take a camera inside. I was hoping to take a pro camera and a tripod... would this really be out of the question, or do people "get away with" taking there EOS inside? Cheers!

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Hi
I have been in India but a long time ago. My 50+ colleague is wanting to go to India in September for 3-4 weeks. He was considering a tour that includes Varanasi and the Golden Temple, then to Pakistan border (as wanting to see the change of guards on Pakistan border).

He is looking at organised trips so to show him the power of the internet I wanted to post a forum inquiring about good trips that might include this kind of route.
He'll be flying from NZ. Any names of companies would be…

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Can anyone recommend a safe driver/company? PM me please. Thanks.

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Hi everybody!

Because I'm travelling with small children to India, arriving on the 25th of July, I decided to start as early as possible with the application for my e-TV(tourist visa). Just to make sure I would have all the time in the world to try again and again if neeeded.

To my big surprise, I managed to get my e-TV granted at my first attempt. It was also handled very, very quickly (not the usual 72 hours, but within 12 hours I received confirmation). This is great news, but it made me a…

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Hello,

We will be visiting Kerala for the month of September with our 3 kids (ages 5,6,8). I have been doing lots of research and figure with a month we can cover quite a bit, at a leisurely pace. I would like advice about an itinerary that doesn't backtrack too much. We are flexible about where we fly in and out of. Could be Kochi, Trivandrum, Goa (not sure if we want to finish in Goa, or stay in Kerala the whole time), could also fly out of Mysore or Bangalore.

We know it is the end of…

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Hello All,

I've just booked my tickets for Goa dated 9 September and i'll be there for a week!

I want to understand since it will still be the monsoon season there, what could be the places I could explore? Where should I stay? south or north? (personally, I love south more) should I book a shack now or just go there and find one?

Also, I'm looking for a travel partner since i'll be travelling solo.

Would REALLY appreciate if someone could help me with these doubts!

Thanks,
Sam