Archive for the ‘India’ Category

Cows, Caste and Curry

Cows, Caste and Curry
“There’s too much traffic in Delhi,” says our driver, Sunil, who we hired for a four-day tour of northern India-just before jerking the wheel to narrowly miss a cow wandering the crowded city streets. “Everything is too much in Delhi.” With over one billion people (and...
September 28th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Road Rules: India

Road Rules: India
The Lost Girls have been in northern India for just four days, and have already witnessed our first traffic accident. Frankly, we’re surprised we didn’t see a collision sooner, given the fact that mopeds, trucks, cabs, cows and elephants all share the same roadways. And we’re thanking...
September 24th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

The Great Elephant Debate

The Great Elephant Debate
When our tour guide, Sunil, told us riding an elephant was believed to be able to change my luck, I was all game. After all, For Me magazine, where my monthly column chronicling my on-the-road adventures was scheduled to appear, had closed after only two of the five stories I’d written getting...
September 24th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

An Intro to India

An Intro to India
After a whirlwind tour of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Brazil, the girls and I took a short hiatus in New York City to stock up on supplies, hang with friends and otherwise fortify ourselves for the next leg of the journey. We arrived in New Delhi, India about a week ago and after waking up in this...
September 24th, 2006 | India | Read More