Monday, May 09, 2011
Our trip to India started badly, and rapidly got much, much worse. It's a long story, but we went to Kashmir on the spur of the moment to stay on a houseboat, and they held us hostage till we agreed to buy a tour of Rajasthan! Well of course we refused, so they threatened to cancel our flights back to Delhi and throw us in the water! It was quite scary, but using cunning and deceit we escaped. This is what happens when middle aged people go backpacking without a plan - we've never been people for package tours.
After that the trip improved immensely, we ate some wonderful food and saw some wonderful things.
I put on almost a kilo, but I don't think it was the food, I think it was sitting in the car for too long. Anyway, I'm back now and ready to lose that kilo and a few more besides