India: Day 4 (Part 1)

June 1, 2010

Since my friend was still not feeling well and I awoke with the dreaded “Delhi belly” as well, we decided to eschew the bus ride that our tour company had arranged for us and instead booked our own private taxi, which saved us about three hours of driving time from Agra to Jaipur.  The traffic we faced while trying to leave Agra was a nightmare, as is the case for most of the country.

I love the following video I took while stuck in the midst of one of the various traffic jams.  It is just so India!

Along the way we saw a copious amount of water buffalo.  Apparently in India, their milk is highly desired.

They also happen to cause major traffic problems too!

Since pink is my favorite color I was really excited to see “the Pink City,” otherwise known as Jaipur.  I had a feeling that I was in for some adventures there, especially since the next day I would be riding my favorite animal through an ancient fort, but first I had a special date lined up for later in the day. . .

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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10 thoughts on “India: Day 4 (Part 1)

  1. Adam

    You described that video perfectly. It is just SO India. I have a similar video from Agra while in a rickshaw. The roads there are so ridiculous it’s just comical. We could do nothing but laugh.

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  3. Michael

    Been dying to go to India. Wonderful pictures and the video is making me want to go right now. For some reason, I love that type of craziness.


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