Arrival in India and the first week ..

The journey to India was without pain … Cathay Pacific switched me from their indirect service to Air India direct service … I had not traveled Air India previously … it turned out to be an Good experience … the crew were conscious and engaged … the 13 hour direct service was long and the seat was hard and cramped … but after all I was traveling economy.

After the pre-amble I arrived in New Delhi… exhausted … had a run in with scammers as I walked out of the Airport, it took me a little while to understand what was happening – be wary they appear credible and “so nice” and accomodating but their only priority is to part you from as much of your money as possible.

In any case, I ended up where I wanted to go without further drama and arrived in Dehradun early morning, April 7th, 2016.

One thing, I remembered this quote “Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun” … I found it was from Noel Coward …. it doesn’t have to be midday, from about 10 am onwards its a good way to melt … always take a hat and a water bottle … not tap water … bottled water.

I will catch you up with other photos, and happenings and my initial observations of India, the culture and my engagement as soon as I fully understand them.

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2 thoughts on “Arrival in India and the first week ..

  1. So glad you arrived safe. Thanks for the posts. Enjoying beautiful weather in Berkeley CA and feel blessed to just be.

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