Two months ago, my 24 year old daughter, Hannah, called to say she had booked 2 weeks off work and was off to India on her own! After a sleepless night, I texted her at 2 am to ask if I could go with her. Response?? “I don’t think so Mama”. She called the next morning to say OK I could go with her but no 5 star hotels and we are using back packs (dear Lord!!).
Two return flights to Delhi are booked and we depart on 24th November to travel the Golden Triangle and return on the 8th December.
Currently in my spare bedroom I have laid out enough hand sanitizer, lavender room spray and Liz Earle body wash, there is not much room for anything else! I have had the relevant jabs (and survived!) and my Gastroenterologist friend has kindly prescribed the appropriate medication to avoid Delhi Belly (I am not going to get it!!). I have even started with the probiotics in preparation!
This is so out of my comfort zone. I don’t like curry and I don’t like crowds but boy I am going to embrace this experience and enjoy every temple, sunset, and landscape. I am so excited I might even embrace the roaming cows on the roads!!!!
My greatest fear is that I will unroll my sleeping bag and spend the whole two weeks camping in Delhi airport.
Come with me and share this experience – it will be a hoot!
Love and peace