Scenes from one block in one street in Aurangabad.
What, with getting my bike fixed (which took a few days), I had very little time to take pictures and explore this city, though what I saw of it I liked,...
posted on Dec. 24, 2007
Vijays Cycle Company, Aurangabad
This post is not about the pictures. I know they are pretty crappy. But they represent a significant incident in my trip.
posted on Dec. 23, 2007
My hotel room at Ellora, Maharashtra
This is one of the nicer rooms I stayed in during my trip. It cost me 900r! which is almost my whole budget for the day. But, excepting a room where you'd have...
posted on Dec. 21, 2007
A World Heritage Site. I guess I will have to dig up some history for a little background to make this post sensible. All I can talk about off the cuff is the...
posted on Dec. 19, 2007
Some of the charming things you can find in India. This place is where I stayed when I went to visit the Ajanta Caves.
posted on Dec. 18, 2007
Marathis, on the road in Maharashtra
Meeting these boys and girls (women) was the highlight of the day. First I had cycled through parkland that was much like the country around Canberra - brown...
posted on Dec. 17, 2007
Morning, on the road in Maharashtra
The only other incident of significance I can recall from this morning was I was chased by a guy in a bullock cart - a small one. He wanted me to give him some...
posted on Dec. 16, 2007
The longest day, Madhya Pradesh
7.30am-7.30pm. That was my day. 110km isn't much for many touring cyclists, but it was a lot for me. Especially considering the state of the road, the hills,...
posted on Dec. 15, 2007
Indian hospitality, even from strangers, can blow you away sometimes. This meal is one of the best I had the pleasure to eat in India. I rode into a small town...
posted on Dec. 14, 2007
On the road in Madhya Pradesh
After this town I was heading off in some comparatively wild territory for about 150kms. There were two roads that I was willing to choose between but everyone...
posted on Dec. 12, 2007
Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh
The highlight of my days in Maheshwar was a game of badminton I played with the kids in the street. Alas, no pictures. Another highlight was the marmelade at...
posted on Dec. 10, 2007
People of Maheshwar
Maheshwar is famous for its handloom weaving (amongst other things). Except the little boy, I met these weaving families and was possibly made so welcome by...
posted on Dec. 08, 2007
Maheshwar Vegetable Market, MP
Maheshwar is such a charming town. I didn't take half as many photographs as I should have. There are things I just didn't try to shoot, and should have. I...
posted on Dec. 07, 2007
Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
Mandu is a small town with quite a lot of Moghul ruins. You can easily spend a couple of days getting around to see them all.
posted on Dec. 06, 2007