Day 12 – Into Nepal

We left Varanasi super early, at 4 am. Our train was already at the station. We were going from the first station of the line all the way to the last station (Gorakhpur). I think we sat at the station for an hour before we left. We had bucket seats, as our CEO calls them….

Day 8 – Orchha, The hidden city

The group met at 7am to head to the train station. We would get some food on the train, so we wouldn’t be having breakfast at the hotel like we had been every day so far.We got to the train station via our bus that had been with us since Delhi, and said our good…

Day 4 – Delhi Explored

Morning [JB]  Neither of us slept well. We arrived to Hotel Perfect at midnight and went straight to bed. The room is big, but everything in the room aside from the TV seems pretty old. The windows aren’t well sealed so it felt cold and damp in the room overnight. Then there’s the sound. I…

Day 3 – Sunday Still Going

Day 3[DB] Due to the time difference we decided to start Day 3 as we got on our plane to Delhi, so following on from the last post we got to Gate 71 pretty fast, yes I was a little excited and was walking at a fast pace.  In the Toronto airport, gates 70 and…

Packed

With lots of room for things we will buy we are packed, packing the daypack was the hardest. Jenn has been sick the past few days but is slowly mending. The countdown is really on now.

Indian Tech

Being nerdy types Jenn and I will be making sure we have the right tech on our trip, we need to not only take pictures, but upload them to Twitter, Facebook and other social media. We plan to blog as we travel and the photos we will be taking will be a big part of…

Indian Trains

Indian Trains are known around the world for being hot, noisy and full loaded with people. Why not try it!

Why that tour…? and seriously a 14 hour flight?

Jenn and I looked at many different tours when we started to get serious about going to India. We also looked at different tour companies and brought the slection down to two, G Adverntures and Intrepid, both are very similar as to what they offer, but we opted for G Adventures as we had heard…

The Clinic Visit

Going to India poses some health risks to people from other parts of the world and some vaccinations are required, when I went to the doctors at the end of June I mentioned our trip and how we would go about getting advice, Brad, my Dr, said we would be best visiting a travel clinic…

Follow Me

A few years ago I made a decision to remove everyone from facebook that was not a family member. Since Jenn and I announced we planned to go to India next February and number of my friends have expressed and interest in knowing more of our adventure and therefore I will be opening up my…