Christmas In India

Christmas In India

After another long bus journey down from the mountains, we end up getting dropped on the opposite side of the city to the place I have booked so I take a rickshaw across town early in the morning. Its really cold, even here in the city so I’m glad I didn’t send back all my cold weather clothes from the mountains before I left. Some of the sites you see driving around a city like Delhi sometimes take a while to sink in. when you have been here for a while many things just become normal such as families living on the street, extreme poverty and herds of cows wandering around in traffic. However, after 4 weeks in the mountains where I haven’t seen any begging or obvious suffering through lack of money or housing, being back in Delhi brings me back to reality with a bump. I’ve booked into a fairly nice place called the ‘Hotel Diplomat’ for my last night as a treat. It’s a famous place that has played host to many visiting dignitaries over the years and at $25 I thought it was a bit of a bargain. Its located right in the centre of the diplomatic enclave which means there are plenty of police wandering around and make smoking my last spliff of cream from the mountains a little awkward!!  It’s as I check-in that I notice the desk clerk is wearing a Father Christmas hat and It suddenly dawns on me that its Christmas…

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