The finale: relief and reflections

NB due to a slight illness and then a new job back in London, it has taken a bit of time to get this published. I did in fact arrive, and write the bulk of this, on 25th March. I hope you enjoy!  I made it! After over 7 weeks in the saddle and having …

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The Mughal Highway through the Hindu Heartland

The lowdown: I follow the ancient Mughal route between their two colonial capitals, Delhi and Agra, but also stop for 2 days in the holy Hindu cities of Mathura and Vrindavan. I get offered hash by some policemen, get invited to a wedding, bump into elephants, and speak to 1000 school children.  Amongst the chaos …

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The ups and the downs (and a hell of a lot of flat in between)

This is a bit massive so TLDR: cycled from Amritsar to Chandigarh, the route taking over 250km, and had some crazy encounters with: a rabid dog, a Sikh pilgrim, police, a welder, and a national newspaper. Enjoy! My last blog ended as I hunkered down for a night train from Delhi to Amritsar. I arrived …

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