India 2015 – Day 8 Head South Young Man

I’ve said it before and will probably say it again but I don’t like early starts! Today we left the Royal Heritage Haveli hotel at six in the morning which at least meant it was cool and the roads, amazingly, were empty. A short drive took us to the airport where we reluctantly said goodbye…

India 2015 – Day 7 Elephants

Today has been extra special. Mrs Sixwheeler is tremendously fond of elephants and yesterday’s ride up to the Amber Fort on one was great fun. However today was planned to be much better. We were picked up by our driver and taken first to pick up a Rep from our tour organiser and on to…

India 2015 – Day 6 Jaipur

Today we were given a real rest as we only had to be ready for 8.30 this morning; our wonderful driver was ready for us along with a new guide for the day. It had been thunder, lightening and rain all night but it had mostly stopped by now. Sunday morning brought a novel experience,…

India 2015 – Day 5 On the move again.

Somehow, and it was a miracle, we were up and ready for collection from the hotel at 5.30 in the morning, to go and see the Taj Mahal. Again! It was just becoming daylight when we arrived, having driven in the dark navigating round the usual run of dogs, cows and random people just sitting…

India 2015 – Day 4 “And relax …”

Overnight we had made an executive decision, we were tired out so we would have just half a day looking at things then chill out. It is supposed to be a holiday after all. And in the event it proved a good move on all fronts. Our first stop was the Agra Fort, at least…

India 2015 – Day 2

What can you say about Delhi? Before I even try to answer that let’s see how things are going. Well mostly I’ve been asleep since yesterday. After check in we came up to our suite (sitting room, bedroom with vast bed, bathroom and dressing room), unpacked and fell into bed and promptly fell asleep. We…