National Museum, Jantar Mantar, Connaught Place

Last day in Delhi. Last day in India!Today I took an Uber to a place I’d meant to visit last time, but which was closed: the National Museum! The first impression isn’t great, because it occupies a rather old and ugly building -uglier still inside, white walls with green white tiles that scream “government building where… Continue reading National Museum, Jantar Mantar, Connaught Place

Back in Delhi

Today I got up bright and early -far too early for my liking- to go to the airport. I’ve gotten used to ordering Ubers to get around, but here I booked a taxi via my hotel: since the old city is closed to traffic, doing otherwise would have meant dragging my suitcase all through the… Continue reading Back in Delhi

Jaipur City Palace, Albert Hall Museum

Jaipur gave me a very good first impression: the morning was sunny, warm without being uncomfortably hot (25-27°C), and the pollution levels are much better than in Delhi and especially Agra. It’s still high on the meters, but there’s no sickly haze hanging in the air and breathing is noticeably easier.In addition, as I would… Continue reading Jaipur City Palace, Albert Hall Museum