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Forum: Delhi Oct 10th, 2016, 19:44
Replies: 31
Views: 4,687
Posted By NYTim
Karol Bagh is a good option. The Metro is only a...

Karol Bagh is a good option. The Metro is only a few stops from Connaught Circle where there are connections to most major lines.
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Oct 5th, 2016, 05:56
Replies: 27
Views: 3,000
Posted By NYTim
I came back década.

I came back década.
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Sep 23rd, 2016, 01:44
Replies: 48
Views: 7,065
Posted By NYTim
As a tall white guy, I have been approached by...

As a tall white guy, I have been approached by aggressive touts many times. I never respond to any questions when in the street. Where you from sir. Nice hat sir. You want lady sir. If they start to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself May 11th, 2016, 19:50
Replies: 36
Views: 3,561
Posted By NYTim
Poor Baby

Getting the visa is indeed a hassle. And I live next door to the place where they issue them. On the form it states glue or staple a 2"X2" picture. When i get to the counter I am told i need a...
Forum: Delhi Jul 18th, 2015, 02:26
Replies: 26
Views: 2,912
Posted By NYTim
This was my fourth visit in 15 years and the...

This was my fourth visit in 15 years and the thing that struck me the most was how dirty India is. During my first few visits there did not seem to be much of the throwaway culture, plates cups and...
Forum: International India Flights Apr 7th, 2015, 18:53
Replies: 15
Views: 9,058
Posted By NYTim
They will confiscate it in Malaysia. In...

They will confiscate it in Malaysia. In Singapore, you can buy duty free booze before leaving the airport.
Forum: Agra Mar 26th, 2015, 09:34
Replies: 42
Views: 17,794
Posted By NYTim
Make sure you go monday thru Thursday. Saturday...

Make sure you go monday thru Thursday. Saturday is a zoo. Also look for the non- Indian resident ticket booth. It is there, poorly signed but it exists. Ignore the touts who say there is 40 minute...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Mar 18th, 2015, 22:24
Replies: 138
Views: 34,463
Posted By NYTim
I took the Magic Bus from London to Athens in...

I took the Magic Bus from London to Athens in 1977 - funky but awesome.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Feb 28th, 2015, 23:46
Replies: 953
Views: 84,612
Posted By NYTim
I have been to India four times but never for an...

I have been to India four times but never for an extended trip. You have inspired me. I shall retire next year and if, she who must be obeyed, allows it I shall follow in your footsteps
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Feb 20th, 2015, 22:29
Replies: 953
Views: 84,612
Posted By NYTim
Varanasi was the dirtiest city I have ever seen...

Varanasi was the dirtiest city I have ever seen anywhere in the world.
Forum: Photography Jan 15th, 2015, 02:12
Replies: 82
Views: 9,758
Posted By NYTim
For my 65th birthday last year, I traded in my...

For my 65th birthday last year, I traded in my very heavy but trusty Olympus E-3. I bought the new Olympus OM DE 5. Half the weight, half the size and it, with a 12 -42 mm can fir in my pocket. I...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Dec 11th, 2014, 01:28
Replies: 102
Views: 14,978
Posted By NYTim
Pushing on the Metro I expect. Queue jumping to...

Pushing on the Metro I expect. Queue jumping to purchase tokens is just plain rude. Never see it in NYC, London, Hong Kong, or any other major city. For the benefit of the less educated, Dave W...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Dec 10th, 2014, 23:01
Replies: 102
Views: 14,978
Posted By NYTim
I can understand pushing and shoving at rush hour...

I can understand pushing and shoving at rush hour as one might not get on or off. This was not rush hour and the train was relatively empty. It seems that Indians have an anxiety level higher than...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Dec 10th, 2014, 22:20
Replies: 102
Views: 14,978
Posted By NYTim
North India rudeness

I can only speak to the north of the country as I have not been too far south. I found the level of rudeness appalling. At Metro stations in Delhi people pushed and shoved even when there was hardly...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Nov 1st, 2014, 05:08
Replies: 953
Views: 84,612
Posted By NYTim
My wife and I did it. The food was very dull but...

My wife and I did it. The food was very dull but an excess of alcohol, for me, solved that problem. Scenery is spectacular. One has to have a certain level of fitness to get into the top bunk which I...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Nov 1st, 2014, 04:03
Replies: 953
Views: 84,612
Posted By NYTim
I did the Chicago Empire Builder train. Expensive...

I did the Chicago Empire Builder train. Expensive but awesome.
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Oct 31st, 2014, 18:12
Replies: 50
Views: 10,331
Posted By NYTim
The smog in Delhi this year, before the Diwali...

The smog in Delhi this year, before the Diwali firecrackers, was the worst I have I have seen in my four visits. I could not see parliament from Delhi Gate. Using auto rickshaws gave me an extra...
Forum: Delhi Oct 13th, 2014, 07:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By NYTim
JNL Stadium

Can anyone give me directions from the JNL Metro Station to the Nehru Stadium. We are going to a soccer game this evening.

Cheers
Forum: Delhi Oct 8th, 2014, 17:42
Replies: 592
Views: 213,596
Posted By NYTim
Delhi Station

I have used this bridge many times without a ticket. If was ever stopped I would tell the guard I am going to buy s ticket.
Forum: Delhi Oct 8th, 2014, 00:03
Replies: 592
Views: 213,596
Posted By NYTim
It is easier to go across the pedestrian bridge...

It is easier to go across the pedestrian bridge over the railway station.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 7th, 2014, 23:55
Replies: 213
Views: 23,271
Posted By NYTim
Zimmer

Still pretty fit for an old codger.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 6th, 2014, 05:27
Replies: 213
Views: 23,271
Posted By NYTim
Rocker

I was a rocker we despised mods
Forum: Delhi Oct 5th, 2014, 03:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By NYTim
I love the Pahar Ganj. But you are correct about...

I love the Pahar Ganj. But you are correct about Karol Bagh. Less grungy and less touts and less general aggravation.
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Oct 3rd, 2014, 21:43
Replies: 50
Views: 10,331
Posted By NYTim
FSG, I am certainly not a troll.

FSG, I am certainly not a troll.
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Oct 3rd, 2014, 21:37
Replies: 50
Views: 10,331
Posted By NYTim
I never knew I was such a popular guy until I...

I never knew I was such a popular guy until I went to Delhi the first time. Saar, where you from. Saar, I just want to practice English, Saar I want be your new friend.
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