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  • 1. Daily life

    Indians love their motorbikes... I think is more of them than cars. In the morning whole family (4 ppl) will straddle motorbike to take them to their daly work or school. In the chaos which is Delhi...

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  • 2. General Informations

    Playing some music with friends at university... Local bands are often on view at college/ university annual festivals. The season begins towards the end of summer, and goes on for a while. That...

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  • 3. Weddings

    Well Marriage in India is a very important part of the whole family of the groom and bride. Mostly they live as a Joint Family (Extended Family) and majority of marriages are arranged. So a marriage...

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  • 4. Birla Temple

    The Birla Temple (Lakshmi Narayan Temple) : This temple was build by G. D. Birla in 1938. This beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of...

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  • 5. National Museum

    National Museum - Located on Janpath, National museum is one of the treasure houses of the our glorious past. The museum has a large collection of excavated items many of which date back to 2nd and...

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  • 6. Traffic in Delhi and India in General

    For those new to India, Delhi provides a good introduction to the wild and congested traffic typical of Indian cities. All forms of transport imaginable--motor,...

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  • 7. Nizamuddin dargah

    The Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, in south Delhi is the mausoleum of one of Indias most famous Sufi saints- Nizamuddin Auliya, who lived in the thirteenth century....

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  • 8. Holi celeberations...

    The `festival of colours' which marks the begining of spring and traces its origins to a tale of a victory of good over evil, is one of the big festivals on the...

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  • 9. Teen Murti monument/ India Gate: Family connection

    The Teen Murti monument is located outside Teen Murti Bhavan (which used to be home to Jawahar lal Nehru- India's first Prime Minister, and previous to that-...

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  • 10. Republic Day Parade 26 Janury

    A national festival that no tourist should miss. Celebrated on the 26th of January when India became a Republic. It is the most spectacular pageant of Delhi....

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  • 11. Levitation Trick

    Looking down on the market place below from the Red Fort, we could watch the levitation trick take place. A young man laid down on a board on the ground and was...

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  • 12. Snake charmer

    Many places we went, we saw the snake charmers with their reptile in a basket - the musician would play on his flute, and the snake would stick his head up out...

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  • 13. Cows on the streets!

    India is popular with the holy cows, which are hanging around the streets all the time. I just never know that, at first, they are so many and everywhere- even...

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  • 14. Traffic Melody

    You have heard about traffic problems? ... there was not so many traffic jam ... what is more carasteristic is the way they drive. They are always with the...

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  • 15. Charity

    At the sijk temple we could see how people get there to eat for free, and also for illness.. they gave them basic but good food. I had the oportunity to try it...

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  • 16. Rich private urbanizations

    You will find people sitting on the floor of the streets selling things, cutting hair, reparing shoes, asking for money, resting, cleaning their self ... and...

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  • 17. Cows

    Well its known that cows walk through the streets nearly where ever they want ... I thought they all respect them ... but not all indians treat them well :))...

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  • 18. Delhi Offices

    As rents at Delhi are very expensive you will find that many offices like travel agencies, money change, banks, shops, hotels ... aren`t at street floor but at...

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  • 19. Women Elegance and Beauty.

    Indian women are extremely elegant, no matter if they are rich or poor you will find these beautiful women always with great elegance dressed, always with...

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  • 20. Asking for money

    Children will ask you for money ... and also people with some kind of illness. They ask to tourist and to indian people... they can be very insistent. Few times...

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  • 21. Dirty but ...

    Its true that is dirty ... you will find rubbish in the great part of Delhi, but there are parts, of new Delhi where everything is clean. The white walls of...

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  • 22. Holi Festival

    Holi, usually around the beginning of March, is a fun festival to celebrate in the presence of friends and family. If wandering around neighborhoods in Delhi...

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  • 23. I recommend reading William...

    I recommend reading William Dalrymple's, The City of Djinns - A year in Delhi. It has been a wonderful experience to relax and read this book in the Delhi...

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  • 24. Elephants

    As is common for all places across India, in Delhi also one comes across lots of animals on the streets starting from Elephants to cows.

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  • 25. Mosque etiquette

    Shoes were not allowed inside the mosques, they had to be either removed, or as here in the Moti Masjid, covered with these cloth 'bags'. They may look funny,...

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