caotica.com

Travel

A day at Glenburn

Yesterday we climbed down then up, today it was up then down. If you get high enough you can see for miles and miles, no wait a minute that’s Canada, this is India. Let’s go for feet and feet Part way down we took a break. How about this for a wedding anniversary...

We upset the tea wagon

Yesterday afternoon it took just over two hours to get to the Glenburn tea estate. Our planned excursion for today was to be a 45 minute ride on the toy train from a station at one end of Darjeeling to the other then lunch at the Mayfair Darjeeling. Here is a picture...

Gangfok it took a long time to get here

The alarm goes off at 04:45, our bags are packed, we’re ready to go. A short boat ride back to the mainland then to the Udaipur airport to catch our flight to Delhi where we don’t buy enough wine then we catch a flight to Bagdogra. We get out of the airport, climb in...

Udaipur “The Venice of the East”

When you take a look back at your 270 year old hotel in the middle of a man made lake from the 500 year palace you are touring and both are owned by the same guy you give your head a shake. More head shaking as we toured the current Maharana’s (read rich by being...