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I'm going to Varanasi in January 2015 for 2 weeks to photograph people. I'm looking for a bit of help for a day here or there with the shoot for some reward,drinks,food on a day. Here's a little bit of my work on https://500px.com/janbella
if you interested or just want to tag along let me know.
all the best Jan
Rajasthan - trvaelling with young children and need help with itinerary order and to make best use of quickest transport links
My husband and I are travelling to Rajasthan for 14-17days end of March/early April with our daughters, age 4 and 1. I would really appreciate your thoughts on how we can best order the itinerary, taking advantage of quickest transport options. We need to try to avoid 5 or 6 hour car journeys during the day, will tak train/fly where it's qucker to take a car and driver, possibly to drive between places after 7pm.
Was thinking best way to order route is:…
We are group of 100+ students planning to do a college trip in Karnataka during the month of January. I have prepared a itinerary for a period of 7 days
BANDIPUR- COORG- JOG FALLS- GOKARNA- HAMPI- WONDERLA
20.02.2015 : 21.00 Hrs Departure to Mysore by Mysore Express
21.02.2015 : 06.45 Hrs Arrival Mysore and change bus to Bandipur
08.45 Hrs Arrival Bandipur and transfer to Hotel
11.00 Hrs Visit to Wild Life Santuary - safari
15.00 Hrs Indoor Games and Halt
22.02.2015 : 09.30 Hrs Trekking
For once, an article that could be, but isn't, one of the parody articles...
Touching tourists to be criminal offence?
Maybe lying to tourists will be next....
The long-awaited VoA scheme is due to be announced tomorrow with 40+ nationalities being eligible for Indian visa on arrival. The choice of nationalities seems quite haphazard. If the information on the website below is correct, i.a. U.S., Australia, Israel, Germany, Japan, Ukraine and Russia are in, while most EU states are out (including i.a. UK, Italy, France, Poland). I wonder what were the criteria?
I've tried now to book a domestic flight with Makemytrip and have problems by giving the phone number. I'm from Hungary and gave in the country number +36 and on the field nearby my mobile-number and got the error message that it is wrong. Then I tried with our normal telephone number but failed again. This is not the first time (around the 20th) that I book flight ticket by Makemytrip but never had problem with it. Maybe you have an idea what could happen. Please help. Thanks in…
My friends and I are considering going to Nainital on a day trip from Delhi in 2 weeks.Anyone knows how much a taxi will cost approximately?We are a group of 4/5....Anyone's been to Pangot?Will there be a lot of birds at this time of year?
We don't mind leaving very early in the morning and returning very late at night...(we didn't reach consensus about staying overnight!)
Any other places that you would recommend??Mussourie?Dehra Dun?Corbett national park(Tiger sightings??)(Been to…
A lab test performed on Mumbai pav bhaji, taken from a roadside stall:
results of the test were encouraging, but the fact that,
"According to the Public Health Association, only 53% of Indians wash their hands with soap after defecating; 38% do so before eating and only 30% before preparing food."
Wash your hands, take reasonable care and enjoy the food is what I take…