Category Archives: India February 2015

India, February 2015 Bangalore

On February 4 we flew from Vancouver, BC Canada to Delhi, via Amsterdam (Feb. 5) We had about 5 hours in Delhi, in the very early morning hours, before we could board our flight to Bangalore (Feb. 6) in the … Continue reading

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India, February 2015 Mysore

February 8. We are chauffeured by Vinod, the driver arranged for us by indiaonline’s agent here in India, from Bengaluru to Mysore. On the way we stop at a sugar-sweet painted temple with a golden statue of Ganesh. Our hotel … Continue reading

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India February 2015 Wayanad

February 9 Mysore to Wayanad We started the day with a visit to a government silk factory in Mysore. That surely was an educative eye opener. If we were to buy silk now I wouldn’t dare to bargain anymore. Thank … Continue reading

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India February 2015 Ooty (Udhagamandalam) and Coonoor

February 10 and 11 Back in the car and off to Ooty. This is the name given by the British. I guess Udhagamandalam was a bit too long and complicated. In order to navigate the steap climb up to Ooty , … Continue reading

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India February 2015 Fort Kochi

February 11 and 12 The train ride from Coimbature to Ernakulam was uneventful. A bit noisy because of the food vendors trying to sell tea, water, food at the top of their voice, throughout the journey. Arriving at Ernakulam train … Continue reading

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India February 2015 Jodhpur

February 13 Fort Kochi to Jodhpur We were driven very early in the morning to Ernakulam airport for our 9:00 am flight to Bombay. There, we had to catch our connection to Jodhpur. A tight squeeze but we didn’t have to … Continue reading

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India February 2015 Delhi

Delhi, February 16-18 The pollution hit us as soon as we left the airport. The dirty air was hanging over the city, blanketing it in a fog-like substance. No wonder so many people wear (medical) face masks. We took the metro … Continue reading

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