Beyond Pleased in Punjab

May 27th-31st, 2017 I had waited in Delhi's tourist train reservation office for over two hours in order to reserve foreign-quota tickets to Chandigarh, our next stop. Certain trains in India have these foreign quota tickets which enable foreigners to occupy seats on trains that are already fully booked. It is one of the few … Continue reading Beyond Pleased in Punjab

Ahmedabad: No Women Allowed!

May 4th-6th, 2017 After saying our goodbyes to Yuto, we boarded a night bus to Ahmedabad. We arrived in the morning and despite the air-conditioned bus you could still feel the scorching heat permeating through the windows.  We hurried off the bus and got in a tuk tuk towards our hotel, the business class Ashish … Continue reading Ahmedabad: No Women Allowed!

Ballin’ in Bollywood

Apr 27th-May 1st, 2017 Our 12-hour night bus from Mapusa to Mumbai was mostly uneventful as far as night buses go, except for the violent stomach pains that Tracy still experienced prior to boarding. Unfortunately, in the morning when we caught a taxi to bring us to Colaba, the southernmost portion of the Mumbai peninsula, … Continue reading Ballin’ in Bollywood