Seeking Sikhism’s loaves and fishes
Jun08

Seeking Sikhism’s loaves and fishes

Sikhism’s remarkable feeding of the five thousand – every day! Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is Delhi’s most significant Sikh gurudwara (Sikh religious house) and at first glance yet another of India’s temples bursting at the seams with devout worshippers. True, it does appear to be swamped with devotees all clamouring to enter the inner temple or dip their feet in the huge ‘tank’ or sacred pond that lies adjacent to it – but –...

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Shahpura Bagh – half way to everywhere
Apr20

Shahpura Bagh – half way to everywhere

Don’t rush through Rajasthan; make sure you rest a while at Shahpura Bagh to absorb the real colour of this wonderful Indian state. So often, we hear of people who’ve been on ‘The Golden Triangle’ tour being hurried through India to give them a taste of its wonders, leaving them exhausted and overwhelmed. Part of any tour will inevitably cover at least the mesmerisingly busy city of Jaipur, if not Udaipur and Jodhpur as well,...

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Kumarakom – fit for a King!
Apr13

Kumarakom – fit for a King!

As Kumarakom Lake Resort in Kerala was the choice for Prince Charles’ 65th birthday, then it’s probably good enough for us too! Although, in our opinion, you’d never elect to choose India if you simply wanted a relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of work or daily life in the West, our visit to Kumarakom Lake Resort on the banks of Lake Vembanad in Kottayam, Kerala, had us seriously questioning this premise. The...

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When in Delhi – don’t dismiss Gurgaon.
Feb23

When in Delhi – don’t dismiss Gurgaon.

Delhi’s rapidly expanding satellite now offers far more than a bland airport hotel. It wasn’t long ago that if you were flying in or out of Delhi, India, that your tour operator would dump you in Gurgaon as the most convenient place for airport access, irrespective of the fact that it was a cultural wasteland. In more recent years, the area has expanded dramatically, developing into a hub for business high tech as well as...

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India Planner – Why, When & How.
Nov10

India Planner – Why, When & How.

Our ‘rule of thumb’ guide to help you get the most out of an adventure to India.   If you find the following information useful and wish to consider travelling to any part of India, we’d be pleased to help you plan and turn it into reality – just click ‘enquire’ and let us know what you’d like to do.  The first thing to come to terms with about any visit to India is that you’re not going...

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