Amritsar, India
Flag of India
3,165,596 km²
959,400,000 (1997)
New Delhi
Hindi/English, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu
Hindu 80%, Muslim 11%
1 rupee = 100 paise


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Our Thoughts

We loved India. Such diversity, it's more a continent than a country.



Trip 2000 Wes' Business Trips
Jan 2000 Wes visited India on a Cisco business trip, a highlight of his Cisco career. India overwhelmed me with its size and diversity.
Dec 2000 Another Cisco trip to India, this time to Goa - India's party town.
Trip 2001 New Delhi
June 6-7 Visit Nupur and Anindo in Delhi (layover enroute to Pakistan)
Trip 2003 Rajasthan
February 8-9 Amristsar - Epicenter for Sikhs, capital of Sikh Punjab.
February 10-12 Delhi. Visit with our friend, Nupur
February 13-14 Sariska. Searching for tigers.
February 15, 17-18 Jaipur - the pink city. Home to Amber Fort.
February 16 Ranthambhore - more tiger searching.
February 19 Pushkar - hippy spot. Hindu temples and chats surround a small lake.
February 20-22 Jaisalmer. Camel safari and Jain temples.
February 23 Jodpur. Mehrangarh Fort
February 24-25 Udaipur - Venice of India.
February 26 Agra, Taj Mahal
  Southwest India
October 21-24 Bombay, Bollywood. Visit with our friend, Ani
October 25-27 Aurangabad - Fort and Caves
October 28-31 Hyderabad. In time for the Afro-Asian Games
November 1 Bijapur - incredible mausoleums.
November 2-5 Hampi - boulder-strewn landscape, with towering Hindu temples
November 6-9 Goa - Beach time.
November 10 Mangalore.
November 11-15 Kerala - Kochi - Alappuzha. House boat adventure.
November 16-17 Varkala - Temple town on a cliff overlooking Arabian Sea.
  Southeast India
December 5 Chennai (Madras)
December 6-7 Pondicherry - visit international village of Auroville.
December 8-9 Bhubaneswar - finally see tigers... at the zoo.
December 10-11 Puri - Konark's Sun Temple
December 12-14 Calcutta - capital of British India.


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