Tag: India

India to Nepal

Today was to be a long day of travel by train and bus with a border crossing into Nepal. Even with the early start necessary for the train, we were warned it might be a […]


Varanasi is all about the River Ganges. We were on the river for sunset yesterday and were there again for sunrise today. Departure from the hotel was set for 5:30 am so we were awake […]

Majella’s reflections on India

Today is our last day in India. I hope by writing some of my thoughts and impressions I will be able to process some of the experiences of the past 2 weeks. The joy and […]

Night train to Varanasi

We were not sure what would happen with access once we boarded the train last night so I had taken the precaution of uploading and scheduling the blog post. It would go live at 11:00 […]


We had booked an optional cooking class for today but otherwise expected it might be a quiet day of relaxing in Orchha until we went to catch our evening train to Varanasi. In the end […]

Agra to Orchha

Another day, another travel experience. Today we were off to Orchha by Indian fast train. We were awake and moving at 6:00 am. Majella had been ill at midnight but the worst of that had […]

To Agra for the Taj Mahal

This was to be another day with a large part spent on the road. Agra is about 240 km from Jaipur and is the third apex on the golden triangle with Delhi and Jaipur. The […]


We have been amazed at how the assortment of vehicles manages on the busy roads apparently with minimal conflict or collisions. Today we were going to find out first hand on our bicycle tour. Fortunately […]

Delhi to Jaipur

This was the first real day of our tour. It was also the day we finally posted that parcel but not without some drama. The tour itinerary included an early start with a metro ride […]


Today was officially the first day of our GAdventures tour but the first scheduled activity was an evening orientation meeting. That left us with a day to fill in any way we wanted. We could […]