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Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Dec 18th, 2018, 14:31
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By unclelach
vekj48, Welcome to IndiaMike :). I have a few...

vekj48, Welcome to IndiaMike :). I have a few remarks about your intended trip.

VISA. You probably intend to apply for a tourist visa. These have usually been valid for six months from date of...
Forum: Delhi Nov 2nd, 2018, 05:36
Replies: 71
Views: 42,393
Posted By unclelach
If my experience two years ago catching a night...

If my experience two years ago catching a night train to Pathankot from Old Delhi is any guide, take a train from somewhere else. I usually reach Ajmer by the morning express from New Delhi, NDLS.
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Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Jul 1st, 2018, 08:17
Replies: 211
Views: 25,005
Posted By unclelach
Next best is coming back to IndiaMike :)

Next best is coming back to IndiaMike :)
Forum: Crossing the Border Jun 6th, 2018, 14:27
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By unclelach
A one week visit makes your itinerary easy unless...

A one week visit makes your itinerary easy unless you wish to spend much of your visit in buses, mini vans or planes(and bus stations, airports etc).

Iím visiting Thailand right now. I noticed...
Forum: Forum Help Mar 26th, 2018, 15:21
Replies: 3,229
Views: 601,106
Posted By unclelach
I find that I remain logged in with all browsers...

I find that I remain logged in with all browsers I use on my iPhone, Safari, iCabmobile and Puffin. I happened to be logged out on all browsers except Puffin on my iPad. I suppose this will be...
Forum: Forum Help Mar 26th, 2018, 15:01
Replies: 3,229
Views: 601,106
Posted By unclelach
I can't login with Safari or iCabmobile browsers...

I can't login with Safari or iCabmobile browsers but Puffin remembered my password so I'm able to communicate with Puffin.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Feb 4th, 2018, 04:36
Replies: 37
Views: 2,609
Posted By unclelach
kannan84, I've found the Delhi Metro about the...

kannan84, I've found the Delhi Metro about the best way to get about. The Metro now reaches almost everywhere a visitor could wish to go. A short autorickshaw ride can take you to your intended...
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Jan 14th, 2018, 08:35
Replies: 2,674
Views: 321,500
Posted By unclelach
I have been in Kerala only once and had no...

I have been in Kerala only once and had no difficulty following English speaking Keralans. anar, your post reminded me that once, on an Indian domestic airline flight, a hostess spoke English...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Dec 18th, 2017, 13:31
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By unclelach
I flew Air India from Kangra/Gaggal to Delhi in...

I flew Air India from Kangra/Gaggal to Delhi in September 2016. I was fortunate in that my flight was little delayed because the rainy season had not finished.
My flight departed early afternoon in...
Forum: Jaipur Oct 21st, 2017, 07:36
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By unclelach
I have twice stayed here: ...

I have twice stayed here:
https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Hotel_Review-g304555-d599621-Reviews-Atithi_Guest_House-Jaipur_Jaipur_District_Rajasthan.html?m=19904

Atithi is popular with low budget...
Forum: Crossing the Border Sep 21st, 2017, 13:26
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By unclelach
It is much easier to fly from Bangkok to Phuket...

It is much easier to fly from Bangkok to Phuket and Krabi than taking the train which drops you at Surat Thani on the other(east) side of the peninsular. Both Phuket Island and Krabi have their own...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 28th, 2017, 08:09
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By unclelach
Hello pang, Welcome to IndiaMike :). This...

Hello pang, Welcome to IndiaMike :). This website is probably the longest running English language site concerned mainly with travel in India. IndiaMike does NOT allow posts from commercial...
Forum: Worldwide Travel Photologues Aug 9th, 2017, 07:23
Replies: 46
Views: 12,552
Posted By unclelach
Fish served in a tamarind sauce was the best...

Fish served in a tamarind sauce was the best seafood I'd tasted in years. At a restaurant in Bali's Candidasa.
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 6th, 2017, 07:14
Replies: 151
Views: 160,194
Posted By unclelach
http://www.specialtrains.in/index.php/2017/07/25/f...

http://www.specialtrains.in/index.php/2017/07/25/foreign-tourists-booking-train-ticket-in-internet-e-ticketing-upto-365-days-in-advance-irctc-new-rules/

This press report states that FTQ tickets...
Forum: Delhi Aug 2nd, 2017, 09:32
Replies: 186
Views: 134,431
Posted By unclelach
rajhas, the correct Metro website is...

rajhas, the correct Metro website is www.delhimetrorail.com

The Metro route maps are found via "PASSENGER INFORMATION" at top. The maps are in Hindi and English versions.

GOOD LUCK
Forum: Photography Jul 31st, 2017, 09:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By unclelach
Is it possible to produce the lean forward...

Is it possible to produce the lean forward effect, seen in very early racing car images, using a modern dslr with mechanical shutter? See images in linked article:

http://www.rexophone.com/?p=379
Forum: Photography Jul 31st, 2017, 09:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By unclelach
The website linked by Sama is temporarily...

The website linked by Sama is temporarily unavailable. Here is one of several versions of the same story(I think).

http://www.boredpanda.com/photographer-shoots-f1-old-graflex-camera-joshua-paul/
Forum: Indian Railways Jun 21st, 2017, 12:29
Replies: 1
Views: 7,358
Posted By unclelach
ss1_3, The heroic days of forty years ago...

ss1_3, The heroic days of forty years ago revisited. I think adventurous tourists looking for an authentic travel experience will put these retiring rooms on their lists.

Last year I took a night...
Forum: Delhi Jun 5th, 2017, 04:23
Replies: 186
Views: 134,431
Posted By unclelach
Delhi Metro 'Heritage Line'

The Metro's Violet Line has been extended north to Kashmere Gate with three new stations providing convenient access to Old Delhi. The new stretch has been named the 'Heritage Line'.
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Forum: Electronics in India May 13th, 2017, 05:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,864
Posted By unclelach
In my visit to India, late last year, WIFI was...

In my visit to India, late last year, WIFI was readily available in guesthouses and cafes in areas where most of the customers were foreign tourists e.g. Goa beaches, Delhi Paharganj, Pushkar,...
Forum: For Citizens of India - Passport and Visa Questions May 3rd, 2017, 05:06
Replies: 42
Views: 2,801
Posted By unclelach
A cautionary tale

Australian detained this week at US/Canada border.

Top Stories: Australian detained in US for 'overstaying visa by 90 minutes'
http://ab.co/2pq9Oay
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 1st, 2017, 12:30
Replies: 41
Views: 3,057
Posted By unclelach
There is useful information about the several...

There is useful information about the several cemeteries online. A few google searches is enough. Just now I read that the Shimla municipal office has a death register. You might find general...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 1st, 2017, 07:34
Replies: 41
Views: 3,057
Posted By unclelach
Ymca

I stayed at the YMCA in October 2014 and in October 2012. There are plenty of online reviews of the YMCA. These are fair as much as I can judge from two short stays. The main things I liked about...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Apr 20th, 2017, 05:23
Replies: 40
Views: 5,371
Posted By unclelach
bivashd, Thanks for your trip report and fine...

bivashd, Thanks for your trip report and fine photographs.
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Apr 17th, 2017, 07:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,930
Posted By unclelach
Kate197, As answers are slow I'll make some...

Kate197, As answers are slow I'll make some comments. I have not stayed at any of the guesthouses you name.

Your two in Udaipur are at Lal ghat, a location with many guesthouses because it is...
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