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Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Feb 8th, 2018, 00:06
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
I sense the frustration from both of you, but my...

I sense the frustration from both of you, but my post was also from a frustrated point of view, read on.

And Sama, I'm only talking (in a thread about 'slums') about stopping to chat and have a...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Feb 1st, 2018, 10:35
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
It seems the general consensus is to walk on by,...

It seems the general consensus is to walk on by, do not have eye contact, and don't help them to help themselves.

How very bloody Liberal.
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 31st, 2018, 15:56
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
Do you speak this way in normal life, or do you...

Do you speak this way in normal life, or do you take something before logging into indiamike?
Forum: Off the Beaten Trail in India Jan 31st, 2018, 10:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By Newworld
11 best beaches away from the crowds 8,...

11 best beaches away from the crowds

8, Palolem ????

Love the description of Gokarna, "Gokarna offers the same alluring package of beach escape and spiritualism, all overlooking azure waters....
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 31st, 2018, 08:54
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
Too many posts wasted on what should be obvious. ...

Too many posts wasted on what should be obvious.

Love to hear your opinion on the subject of the thread.



Not sure if you're suggesting taking a bodyguard to get a great photo, or suggesting...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 30th, 2018, 04:15
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
My knickers aren't knotted (I love the...

My knickers aren't knotted
(I love the expression, but I'd be called a sexist pig if I used it), I answered the question you asked, I'd been surprised at the question from an experienced India...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 29th, 2018, 11:07
Replies: 36
Views: 3,104
Posted By Newworld
I must admit, I'm astonished at your post, do you...

I must admit, I'm astonished at your post, do you only stay at resorts?

What's that old American saying...."ask not what your staying can do for you, but what it can do for the locals".

The...
Forum: Indian Railways Jan 1st, 2018, 01:55
Replies: 424
Views: 123,536
Posted By Newworld
Have you booked your New Jalpaiguri to...

Have you booked your New Jalpaiguri to Bhubaneswar ticket yet? It can be a pain to get confirmed tickets on that sector.

Agree with others, Bhubaneswar is a great place to spend a couple of days....
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 29th, 2017, 02:14
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
As far as I'm aware, side middle berths haven't...

As far as I'm aware, side middle berths haven't been used in Garib Rath's for a couple of years.

If there were a problem, they shouldn't have sold Tatkal tickets at the expense of confirmed ticket...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 29th, 2017, 00:14
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
You should easily get confirmed tickets when the...

You should easily get confirmed tickets when the reservation chart is prepared.

But only today, on another thread, we were informed of a real shock waitlist result.

A member had a waitlisted...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 28th, 2017, 20:01
Replies: 563
Views: 463,828
Posted By Newworld
Well, it's too late to offer any useful advice, I...

Well, it's too late to offer any useful advice, I hope it all worked out well for you, I see your original ticket hasn't been cancelled, hopefully all worked out well.

Feel free to ignore the...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2017, 20:12
Replies: 563
Views: 463,828
Posted By Newworld
Another member saw you were boarding the train at...

Another member saw you were boarding the train at Jaipur, so mentioned 4 hours before...., but as you booked on the Delhi quota, then your ticket will get confirmed when the Delhi reservation chart...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2017, 19:06
Replies: 563
Views: 463,828
Posted By Newworld
The ticket was booked on the Delhi quota, so when...

The ticket was booked on the Delhi quota, so when Delhi's chart is prepared, then you'll find out.

In theory, all trains departing before 12:00 (midday) have their reservation chart prepared...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2017, 16:51
Replies: 563
Views: 463,828
Posted By Newworld
This ticket will get confirmed, almost...

This ticket will get confirmed, almost guaranteed, thanks mostly to the way you booked the ticket (from Delhi, change boarding point to Jaipur)

I'm not even going to look at what quota berths are...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2017, 15:01
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
Wow, over 60 cancellations so far, I'm surprised....

Wow, over 60 cancellations so far, I'm surprised.

I wouldn't bother with Tatkal, there's now a very good chance of both tickets getting confirmed when the reservation chart is prepared, here's...
Forum: International India Flights Dec 23rd, 2017, 14:16
Replies: 697
Views: 262,700
Posted By Newworld
Great fare, is it a free visa-on-arrival in...

Great fare, is it a free visa-on-arrival in Malaysia? (I know it is for Singapore)

Does Matrix link nearby airports for connecting flights?
Forum: Domestic India Flights Dec 18th, 2017, 01:54
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By Newworld
About 10 years ago I read that pilots need a...

About 10 years ago I read that pilots need a special fog licence to be able to fly in foggy times, the article was pointing out that some budget airline pilots didn't have the fog licence, however,...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 17th, 2017, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Newworld
Overnight train to Ernakulam/Kochi. ...

Overnight train to Ernakulam/Kochi.

https://erail.in/trains-between-stations/thanjavur-TJ/ernakulam-jn-ERS?view=d
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 14th, 2017, 22:06
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
We're not given seat & berth details in 1A,...

We're not given seat & berth details in 1A, they're decided when the reservation chart is prepared, so all we see in CNF.

In this case you were the 4th and 5th persons to join the waitlist, but...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 13th, 2017, 15:32
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
I haven't used cleartrip in years, they didn't...

I haven't used cleartrip in years, they didn't used to allow a change of boarding station whilst booking (they would give the availability from the boarding station, making it a waste of time).

Do...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 13th, 2017, 14:05
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
I'd be slightly more confident about the 2A...

I'd be slightly more confident about the 2A ticket, but still a bit worried.

The 1A ticket is simple, you need the people holding the 2 confirmed tickets to cancel, there's very little chance of...
Forum: Kerala Dec 13th, 2017, 00:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By Newworld
(edit, cross post with Nick) I wonder if a...

(edit, cross post with Nick)

I wonder if a visit to a toddy 'farm' may be a better option, there's plenty of travel agents will arrange for you to visit and see how they produce the toddy, and...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Dec 11th, 2017, 23:51
Replies: 53
Views: 8,905
Posted By Newworld
Very good point.

Very good point.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Dec 10th, 2017, 19:00
Replies: 53
Views: 8,905
Posted By Newworld
Thanks for the list. I wouldn't...

Thanks for the list.



I wouldn't recommend Pat Chapman's book, I used to own it and found all too often they made the awful British mistake of trying to have a lot of sauce/gravy in the...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 10th, 2017, 14:38
Replies: 14,220
Views: 2,987,444
Posted By Newworld
As there's 9 x 3A carriages, that's a hell of a...

As there's 9 x 3A carriages, that's a hell of a lot of RAC places to get through (can be 10-12 RAC places per carriage), and this is a Friday departure that will get to Goa in time for New Years Eve,...
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