Rajasthan Roundtrip – Part 2: Jaisalmer

Rajasthan Roundtrip – Part 2: Jaisalmer

This blog is the second part of the series about our Rajasthan Roundtrip, read the first part about Bikaner here. The other parts are coming up soon! We arrived in Jaisalmer at 5am in the morning, after a trip by night train from Bikaner whereby we did not catch much sleep. Despite our tiredness and the cold morning breeze, we enjoyed the short tuktuk-ride from the station to our hotel very much! The differences between Delhi and Bikaner were huge,…

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Rajasthan roundtrip – Part 1: Bikaner

Rajasthan roundtrip – Part 1: Bikaner

This blog is the first part of the series about our Rajasthan Roundtrip, read the second part about Jaisalmer here. The other parts are coming up soon! Our roundtrip through Rajasthan started off very late on a Tuesday evening, when we boarded the night train to Bikaner. It was our first experience travelling by night train, and although we didn’t sleep much it was not bad either! It was clean, quiet, and the train was perfectly on time. At 6am…

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Our weekend in Agra (incl. many pictures!)

Our weekend in Agra (incl. many pictures!)

Having spent two weeks in Delhi and Noida, it was time for us to escape the big city for a moment – hoping to find some rest in the slightly smaller city of Agra. We booked a train for Friday at 6am, which also departed at 6am (never knew Indians could be so punctual!), and after a short trip of only 2 hours we arrived in Agra. We were curious about travelling by train in India, but the first experience…

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Visiting the elephants of Wildlife SOS

Visiting the elephants of Wildlife SOS

During our visit to Agra last weekend, we also visited the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre of Wildlife SOS – which is only 1 hour away from Agra. We read about the centre on National Geographic, and were immediately enthusiastic! So we booked a day and a time-slot, and drove off in excitement. The centre warmly welcomed us with tea and cookies. We were the only visitors at that time, so we got a private tour. The guide started with…

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Delhi, our first impressions!

Delhi, our first impressions!

We have been in Delhi for six days now, and so far so good! Yes, the city is busy and overwhelming, but it has its charm as well. There have been a couple of things that have attracted our attention that we would like to share with you. First of all: Delhi traffic, which definitely is an experience itself. We could not imagine so many people and so many different ways of transport on one road. We have even spotted…

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The adventure starts soon!

The adventure starts soon!

In about two days we will set foot in India for the first time and we are pretty excited! We have travelled a lot, but for India our expectations are HIGH! According to what we have read and the pictures we have seen India is colourful, overwhelming, chaotic, historic, creative, paradoxical, busy, intense, beautiful, smelly, friendly, incredible, vibrant, diverse, noisy, amazing and much more… On our blog we will try to describe our experiences in great detail and we will…

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