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Re: Lodi Garden, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #162)

TravelingCanuck ·
Fantastic pictures. Thanks for this look at a very interesting and amazing park.
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Re: Lodi Garden, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #162)

Travel Rob ·
Wonderful reveal!
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Re: Lodi Garden, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #162)

Neil McAleer ·
Dear Karl - A beautiful sequence of images. I especially enjoyed seeing all the space(s) that you moved into and through and gave to your armchair companions through your fine images. Thank you. I plan to share your experience with my friend Ximena, who is planning to travel to India next year with a group of women friends. All my very best to you, Neil
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Re: Lodi Garden, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #162)

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, Neil! Your friend will enjoy India. You just need to be very careful about what you eat and drink. The Lodi Garden is a special spot within Delhi.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, December 29, 2014: Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk, India

IslandMan ·
excellent picture, SM. Street life tells so many stories...
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Re: Subyard-Okhla Market, Delhi

Travel Rob ·
That's what travel is all about! I hope some people at the Subyard-Okhla Market get to their market showcased like this!
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Re: Subyard-Okhla Market, Delhi

TravelingCanuck ·
One of my favourite parts of travel is experiencing the customs and lifestyle of where you are, away from the tourist areas. People tend to think of things from the perspective of how things are "back home". That is never the case and it is what makes travelling so wonderful. You get to experience the whole mosaic of humanity, see the differences in how others live and learn that we are all more similar than different. Thanks for a small look at one aspect of daily life in Delhi.
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Re: Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi (Where Gumbo was, #156)

GarryRF ·
Fascinating story DrF. The words of Gandhi are really inspirational. Take a look: http://www.brainyquote.com/quo.../mahatma_gandhi.html
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Re: Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi (Where Gumbo was, #156)

DrFumblefinger ·
Yes, Garry. Gandhi was a remarkable man and a remarkable leader.
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Re: Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi (Where Gumbo was, #156)

Pratap Singh ·
Amazing place. I have been to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and this one is also worth visiting.
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Re: Take A Tour To These Patriotic Places of India

Professorabe ·
Just to underline your description of Jodhpur's fort as majestic - here is one of the (many) photos I took of it on a trip through Rajasthan last year. Interesting article!
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Re: Signs of Delhi

Amateuremigrant ·
The signage all over India presents marvels of interpretation for visitors and locals alike. Somewhere I have a pic of a sign down an alleyway in Tamil and English "URIN STRICKTLY PROHIBITED" �� - to no apparent effect ! Signage in English is largely because it is the only language understood throughout the country ! When the first Congress convened in 1947, speakers of Hindi, Bengali and Tamil etc eventually agreed proceedings to be held in English - the only common language ! Check out any...
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Re: November 30, 2017: Delhi in a Nutshell

Amateuremigrant ·
The Ajmeri gate, if I'm not mistaken - Ajmer in Rajasthan was much more important in the past, but now known mainly as the portal to Pushkar, where the world renowned 'camel fair' is held. Perched on a conical hill there is the only temple in India dedicated to Brahma
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Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi
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Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi
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Diwan-i-Khas, Red Fort, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Diwan-i-Khas, Red Fort, Old Delhi
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Diwan-i-Aam, Red Fort, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Diwan-i-Aam, Red Fort, Old Delhi
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Red Fort, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Red Fort, Old Delhi
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Street Food, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Street Food, Old Delhi
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Spice Market, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Spice Market, Old Delhi
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Spice Market, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Spice Market, Old Delhi
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Spice Market, Old Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
Spice Market, Old Delhi
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Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi (Where Gumbo was, #156)

DrFumblefinger ·
The solution to this past week's travel puzzle is Gandhi Smriti -- the home in New Delhi where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.
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Raj Ghat, New Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
A black marble slab marks the spot where Mahatma Ghandi was cremated a day after he was assassinated. The site is now known as Raj Ghat.
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Subyard-Okhla Market, Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
We love food markets and today we visit one of Delhi's many markets, this one frequented by residents of Delhi and only rarely tourists.
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Air Canada links Vancouver and Delhi

PHeymont ·
Air Canada is adding a non-stop flight from Vancouver to New Delhi, starting October 20th.
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November 30, 2017: Delhi in a Nutshell

DrFumblefinger ·
A favorite image that captures the chaos and variety of ways people get around the crowded streets of Delhi.
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5 Spectacular Heritage Sites in Delhi

Anil Verma ·
To make your stay in Delhi sultanate more enticing, we have brought to you the list of 5 best heritage sites in Delhi visiting which will bring you more close to the Delhi and its rich culture. Scroll down the list below – 1. National Rail Museum in New Delhi National Rail Museum in New Delhi The National Rail Museum in Delhi is all about the taking a journey into the past. The museum is a perfect place for spending some quality time with your loved ones. People on their Delhi day tour...
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Signs of Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some of the signage he encountered when he visited one of the world's largest cities.
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Now this is how you explore the sites of New Delhi

Pratap Singh ·
Around 7 million travelers from all over the world visit India every year. Most of them land at New Delhi Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport), and from here they hire cabs or catch a train to starts their holidays in India. Along with this many travelers also give a day or two in Delhi to explore the tourist monuments of the city and observe the life at India's capital. In this post, I've tried to present a typical tour itinerary on how a traveler can enjoy a fantastic week (or max...
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How to assemble a 787 Dreamliner in 4 minutes

PHeymont ·
  Well, actually not really, but this time-lapse video lets you see the whole process from beginning to end at super-speed (faster than a speeding plane.... etc.) as Boeing builds a 787-9 for British Airways.   British Airways posted the...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, December 29, 2014: Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk, India

Siddharth Malkania ·
  A scene of people enjoying their Sunday on the streets of Old Delhi.  Old Delhi is jam-packed during weekdays.  Sunday is a slower, relaxed day, when when workers get time to complete their personal business and chores.  Here one...
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Delhi NY - A drive through the Catskills

Jonathan L ·
  If you have never been to the Catskill Mountains in New York State you are missing one of the real beautiful areas of the Northeastern United States. The Catskills fill the area between the Hudson River to the east and the Delaware River to the...
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Take A Tour To These Patriotic Places of India

Abhishek Mathur ·
The charm, the grandeur and the royalty is how India can be described. Not only in monetary terms but the country is also rich in terms of culture, traditions, heritage sites and everything. It is because of this reason that the country was once called “Golden Bird”. Got fascinated by the beauty and the charm of the country, many rulers has invaded this spectacular country at different period of time. Right start from Aibak to Mughals to British, the country is ruled and built in a unique...
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Lodi Garden, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #162)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the beautiful Lodi Gardens in Delhi, India. An unusual hybrid of medieval tombs and public gardens, it is a wonderful place to relax and stroll in this congested city of millions.
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Jama Masjid, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #256)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the largest mosque in Delhi, known as Jama Masjid. It is a project of the great Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. A very worthwhile stop while visiting Delhi.
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Re: Jama Masjid, Delhi (Where Gumbo was #256)

Professorabe ·
Delhi has a lot to offer in terms of interesting sites. HOWEVER, the air pollution is appalling, particularly in the winter. We will be in Delhi in March - when things should start to get a little better - but we have cut our stay there to a mere 24 hours. We would have liked to re-visit some places like Humayun's Tomb or the Jama Mosque, but in the end decided that we could not face the atrocious smog again. We will now leave on the earliest convenient train south.
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Re: Culinary Extravaganza that is "Made in Mumbai"!

Professorabe ·
Do you have any recommendations regarding good INDIAN food in Mumbai (- preferably not in an international hotel)? Or is street food the best option?
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Culinary Extravaganza that is "Made in Mumbai"!

RS Rajawat ·
Apart from serving some of the best street food in India, Mumbai also has a world of swanky dining options where you can indulge in the finest cuisines from across the globe. The city has a lot on its platter- from Chinese to Italian, Tex-Mex to Japanese, almost every cuisine is available here. Take a look: Arola A first of its kind in bar in Mumbai, Arola in JW Marriott is a haven for those who love Spanish food to the core. The dishes here are prepared by the Michelin chef, Sergi Arola and...
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Luxury Train Trips are the Best Way to Explore India

Rajiv Varma ·
India is teeming with a plenitude of palaces, historical monuments, picturesque destinations and magnificent sites. The smooth flight connections make it hassle-free for the travelers to marvel all of them in less time. However, there are those wanderers who love the journey more than the destinations. If you too are a devotee of the scenes passing by in your journey, then manifold your experience by traveling in any of the luxury trains. Be it the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels or the Maharajas...
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Re: Luxury Train Trips are the Best Way to Explore India

Trainman ·
Amazing Article! Thanks for sharing with us
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7 Tips on how to eat street food in India without getting sick

Pratima ·
India - a land of remarkable diversity is a much-loved tourist destination. The ancient traditions, artistic heritage, majestic landscapes and culinary creations prevailing in this country are sure to ignite your curiosity and warm your soul. Every state in the country has their own culinary delights, which have been passed from one generation to another. The variety found in Indian cuisine is unparalleled and unmatched by any other cuisine across the globe. Though the Indian food is widely...
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June 26, 2018: World's largest Iron (?)

DrFumblefinger ·
While wandering through the streets of Delhi, DrFumblefinger came across a small laundry using this massive hand-held iron to press its linens.
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Connecting to your Tech Support

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger is befuddled by the street wiring he encountered while walking the streets in the older regions of Delhi.
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Re: Connecting to your Tech Support

Amateuremigrant ·
I would bet that a great deal of that power is unmetered too ! Rogue connections to street lamps are everywhere, and a modest tip to the power company engineer cuts your business overheads ! Monsoon rains produce endless outages and sparking cables !
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