Category Archives: India

Varanasi

The hotel was quite pleasant with a big central courtyard to park the bikes and a nice friendly receptionist guy called Sundip from Nepal. He seemed to silently understand the hectic nature of India and what we must have been … Continue reading

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Khajuraho to Rewa and Varanasi

Over the next couple of days we saw the temples complete with some interesting carvings and I managed to get my hair cut. This time it was by a barber who told me he had 19 years experience. This seemed … Continue reading

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The Bikes

It occurred to me that I have not written much about the bikes in a while so time for a wee bonus post. Everywhere we go the bike is key. It takes us to the new places while demanding relatively … Continue reading

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New Year (Khujaraho)

We left early in the morning and beat most of the mayhem traffic coming out of Dabra. The restaurant was not yet open so breakfast was biscuits and a packet of crisps from a nearby shop. It still took a … Continue reading

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Dabra

As we left the hotel we headed straight for the ATM signposted at the entrance to the bird park. As I stood outside a guy in a bike helmet walked past me to the door of the booth. I was … Continue reading

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How many are we?

Helen and I were wondering who all is reading the blog after hearing that friends of friends are tuned in. So submit a comment to say hello on this post please and we’ll see! p.s. photos from Lahore onwards to … Continue reading

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Bharatpur

Helen and I were in 2 minds about heading to Bharatpur or heading towards Varanessi and onto Nepal. India was hard work in driving and from the curiosity of local people. Unlike Pakistan where people came and asked friendly questions, … Continue reading

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Agra

The road out of Delhi did not let us escape easily. It was hot slow going compounded by a smoggy start to the day. Thankfully the roads, although busy, were quite wide and reasonably maintained so after a while we … Continue reading

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Delhi

Thankfully the 200km to Delhi was less eventful than the previous 200km. We arrived at around 1pm to find the hotel Airport Inn at the north of the city on google maps did not exist. We were lucky though because … Continue reading

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Rajpura

We met Tom early in the morning to head towards Delhi and see how far we could get. As we left the city and squeezed around the traffic I passed a white car through what I perceived to be a … Continue reading

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