Planning a trip around the world is a difficult process that takes a lot of time, planning, and energy. Deciding where to go on that trip is one of the toughest parts of planning a long-term adventure. Many travelers are looking to places that are different, challenging, and provide indie travel opportunities when going on a long-term trip. They are hoping to take that next step and graduate from short, one and two week vacations. They want to really explore a city, a country, its people, and its culture.
Are you the type of traveler who likes a good challenge? Do you thrive in situations that are horribly uncomfortable to most others? Do you like being thrown into situations that make you think on your toes? If so, then adding Delhi to your RTW trip itinerary may be for you.
Delhi is crazy, plain and simple. Even if you’re the most experienced traveler out there, Delhi, India is going to be challenging. Simply exiting the doors of your hotel or guesthouse will be an assault on the senses. The sights, the smells, the noise – all combine in cacophony of chaos. Touts will be on you like stink on shit. Speaking of shit, watch out because there’s plenty of it – both human and cow – all along the streets.
While this may not paint the best picture of Delhi, there are plenty of positives about the city. If you like food, you’ve come to the right place. Top notch cuisine is available for rock bottom prices. What about shopping? If you are looking for awesome souvenirs to take home for yourself and loved ones, Delhi has whatever you’re looking for. Just make sure you have your bargaining hat on. As far as history, Delhi is one of the oldest cities in the world, with records showing that a city existed here 5000 years ago. While Delhi may be chaotic, dirty, and loud, it more than makes up for it. If you’re an indie traveler looking for a challenge, look no further than Delhi.
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