The capital of any capital is the station
The capital of any capital is the station. The population of the station of the average Indian city significantly exceeds the population of a large Russian regional center such as…

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FROM GOA TO KARNATAK: SEE INDIA WITH OPEN EYES
Last winter we went to warm our bodies in a popular direction - to India, Goa. A raspy charter flight with drunken fellow citizens, trashy food and seven-hour tired flight…

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FROM GOA TO KARNATAK: SEE INDIA WITH OPEN EYES
Last winter we went to warm our bodies in a popular direction - to India, Goa. A raspy charter flight with drunken fellow citizens, trashy food and seven-hour tired flight…

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SpiceJet from India

THIS IS AN ATTRACTIVE INDIA. VARANASI

When planning a trip to India, each first thing determines for itself the limits of acceptable risk: for some, even the first day in Goa will be extreme, somewhere on the main street of Calangute, where it is almost impossible for an inexperienced tourist to overcome a distance of 2 meters between moving cows and bikes , cars, people to go to the other side of the street. Continue reading

KNOW YOURSELF IN VIPASSAN IN INDIA

Vipassana was not at all what I was thinking. Because, first of all, I practically didn’t really know anything about it, and secondly, everyone just said “You just try it” – and that’s the end of the conversation.

In India, I was already three or four months old when I applied for vipassana in Jaipur. I was looking for the closest city to Delhi (where I still wanted to go) and for the very near future. A couple of days later I received a positive response, and I went to meditate. Continue reading

KATHMANDU

This trip was at the beginning of January 2012 – for the New Year holidays. A relatively cheap Perm-Moscow-Delhi ticket was bought back from Aeroflot for 18,500 rubles, and a Delhi-Kathmandu ticket back from SpiceJet from India for 5,300 rubles. For information – now the air ticket from Perm to Delhi via Moscow and back costs no less than 30 thousand rubles for any dates. Continue reading

HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI
HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI Hampi, Karnataka, is not even a city, but rather a village. It is notable for the fact that several hundred years ago one of the…

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AGRA AND TAJ MAHAL
Waking up early in the morning (the train to Agra leaves at 06:15 in the morning), I realized that it was raining in Delhi. This is bad, because all the…

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Maysur
Mysore is a beautiful place, everyone knows that. The number one sight of the place — the palace, which has fallen, with all its red domes and kaleidoscopic stained glass…

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Qutb Minar (New Delhi)
What other interesting sights of India exist? In fact, a lot of them. One of the most visited places is the Qutb Minar Tower, which translates as “Victory Tower”. It…

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