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Forum: Domestic India Flights Sep 23rd, 2018, 04:47
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By lismoresimon23
Considerably safer than the bus.

Considerably safer than the bus.
Forum: Chai and Chat Sep 19th, 2018, 19:55
Replies: 5,976
Views: 492,602
Posted By lismoresimon23
First real storm of winter,no ferries...

First real storm of winter,no ferries running,tellys playing silly buggers and a leaky roof.
Oh the joys of Scotland.
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Sep 17th, 2018, 22:35
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By lismoresimon23
The Taj is a wonderful and iconic building,so if...

The Taj is a wonderful and iconic building,so if you are in the area it would be daft not to see it.
Sadly it is in Agra which in my opinion is a hasely shit hole. Needless to say I wont be...
Forum: Goa Sep 17th, 2018, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By lismoresimon23
What is your budget,for how many people and at...

What is your budget,for how many people and at what time of year ?
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Sep 11th, 2018, 20:56
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By lismoresimon23
Pushkar is a nice place to spend a bit of...

Pushkar is a nice place to spend a bit of time,but there is not a huge amount to see or do. As for shopping I would assume there is a far greater selection of things in Jaipur,but I am know...
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Aug 18th, 2018, 14:46
Replies: 4,025
Views: 694,391
Posted By lismoresimon23
Nice to see English people being the butt of the...

Nice to see English people being the butt of the joke rather than other nations.Is this the norm in India ? I certainly hope so.
Damn I am from Cheshire.
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Aug 13th, 2018, 19:39
Replies: 37
Views: 1,035
Posted By lismoresimon23
Ed,I have used Booking.com many times in India...

Ed,I have used Booking.com many times in India with about 1 in 5 saying they would ask for a bank transfer. Not a single one has contacted me.I really wouldn"t worry about it. I look forward to...
Forum: Chai and Chat Aug 10th, 2018, 03:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By lismoresimon23
Sadly I do find assembling IKEA furniture rather...

Sadly I do find assembling IKEA furniture rather satisfying.I am not sure if this due to having a Lego addiction as a child or the warm feeling of masculinity as I have actually made something.
The...
Forum: Chai and Chat Aug 9th, 2018, 22:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By lismoresimon23
The cider is passable .A couple of bottles before...

The cider is passable .A couple of bottles before entering the main store is the only approach to such a sole crushing experience.
Forum: Delhi Aug 8th, 2018, 17:17
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By lismoresimon23
Because Nick I am daft.

Because Nick I am daft.
Forum: Delhi Aug 8th, 2018, 03:58
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By lismoresimon23
One of my favourite places in India ,if not the...

One of my favourite places in India ,if not the world.I have spent many happy days wandering around her ruins.
After planning a tour around Tamil Nadu I felt it would be rude almost sacrilegious not...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Aug 8th, 2018, 02:47
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By lismoresimon23
Opulent sod !!

Opulent sod !!
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Aug 2nd, 2018, 00:31
Replies: 249
Views: 8,341
Posted By lismoresimon23
First class non AC.

First class non AC.
Forum: Jaipur Jul 2nd, 2018, 04:21
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By lismoresimon23
About 18 months ago I walked from Jaipur up the...

About 18 months ago I walked from Jaipur up the hill to the "Monkey temple " and saw two sets of people with snakes in baskets.Charmming they were not.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jul 1st, 2018, 03:13
Replies: 519
Views: 44,741
Posted By lismoresimon23
I am sad to inform you that the Glasgow School of...

I am sad to inform you that the Glasgow School of Art was damaged more than first thought,in the next day or so they will start to demolish some of the walls and facade.
As much as possible will be...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jul 1st, 2018, 03:05
Replies: 5,976
Views: 492,602
Posted By lismoresimon23
The Hebrides are a stunning 25 C ,maybe more...

The Hebrides are a stunning 25 C ,maybe more .Wonderful weather for working outside.
The Celts are of course turning a strange shade of red,pink and moaning like fuck.Well that's farmers for you.
Forum: India Expat Area Jul 1st, 2018, 02:31
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By lismoresimon23
Forex cards are also issued by Thomas Cook,AMex...

Forex cards are also issued by Thomas Cook,AMex and a variety of other companies.I have used them on my last to trips and found them to work as well as any other cards I have.
It can not hurt to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Jun 21st, 2018, 03:40
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By lismoresimon23
Hello Fenula and welcome to India Mike. I can...

Hello Fenula and welcome to India Mike.
I can not state this enough but you really,really need to spend a while in India before making a decision to retire there.India is not for everyone.
I love...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Jun 21st, 2018, 03:31
Replies: 68
Views: 3,860
Posted By lismoresimon23
A couple of years ago I was trying to get a train...

A couple of years ago I was trying to get a train ticket at the booth for foreigners in Nampally station Hyderabad.Unfourtanetly this was also the only booth that accepted credit/debit cards. ...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jun 20th, 2018, 02:57
Replies: 519
Views: 44,741
Posted By lismoresimon23
It was indeed a beautiful building. I heard...

It was indeed a beautiful building.
I heard today onBBC Scotland that that it is to be restored.Thankfully my taxes are been spent on something worthwhile.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jun 18th, 2018, 03:32
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By lismoresimon23
Not wanting to come across as an arse,but does...

Not wanting to come across as an arse,but does your visa not have the word tourist printed on it ? I believe a stay of 360 days without leaving would put you in a category other than tourist.
The...
Forum: Indian Railways Jun 11th, 2018, 01:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By lismoresimon23
No the train was definitely pulled by...

No the train was definitely pulled by diesel,sorry for getting things wrong.There are some trains that are still pulled by steam but I thin know they are on shorter journeys.
As for the cost,the toy...
Forum: Indian Railways Jun 10th, 2018, 18:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By lismoresimon23
Hello aarem,I took the the train from Darjeeling...

Hello aarem,I took the the train from Darjeeling to Siliguri last April.
I would recommend getting a seat were you can open the window,i.e. non ac,you really notice the change in the air the further...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Jun 7th, 2018, 12:14
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By lismoresimon23
Hi Tony, I am not originally from Lismore but...

Hi Tony,
I am not originally from Lismore but have lived here for twelve years .My long term partner was born and brought up here ,hence my living here.
I am off to catch the ferry to Port Appin in...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jun 7th, 2018, 12:07
Replies: 8,714
Views: 804,691
Posted By lismoresimon23
I will be in Delhi from 6 December for a week. ...

I will be in Delhi from 6 December for a week.
So lots of time to make plans and to change them !!
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