India Tour 2012 - Day One Delhi

November 20, 2012 at 3:02 PM

India Photo Tour Day One

November 20, 2012

Namaste ... Hello from India.  Our flight arrived into Delhi just shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Monday morning.  After clearing customs we met our India guide Dinesh, and our motor coach and headed into Delhi.  After a quick check-in everyone was ready to call in a night.  This morning we woke up to beautiful weather and after breakfast we started our photo tour of Delhi.

     We visited the markets, riding through the streets on rick shaw.  We spent time photographing inside Delhi’s Jama Mosque.  The photo opportunities were endless today and everybody was kept very busy.

     Tonight we had our welcome dinner at the penthouse of Sonja and her husband JJ, here in Delhi.  Sonja is the India operations manager for the Canadian company we use that helps with our tour arrangements.  We had the most amazing meal, with a great view over the city, fireworks and a chance to visit with some of Sonja’s relatives and friends who joined our dinner tonight to give our photographer a great introduction to India.  Thank you, to Sonja, your husband JJ you are amazing hosts.

     That’s in for the end of Day on in Delhi, tomorrow we leave the hotel very early to catch the 6:00 a.m. train to travel to Ajmer and on to the Pushkar Camel Festival, it’s about a 5 hour train ride.  We will be at the festival for the next two days, so if you notice no blog, check back we will catch up, we just might not have internet access.  So see for this leg of our adventure we will be staying in safari tent hotels.  Enjoy tonights images and good night from India.

Busy Airport in Amsterdam - Image by Patti Hinton IN12-099.jpg

Puts a whole new meaning to a cup of tea - Patti Hinton


The fog  was pretty think this morning, not even James Bond could help...


Patti uploading her first images, while waiting for our connecting flight to Inida


This morning in the busy market in Delhi, outside Jama Mosque


Sanford and Ethel getting ready to take some images at the mosque


Debbie, Debbie, Brenda and Marg at the mosque, women must cover arms and head


Little boy chasing the pigeons and having fun


Another one as the pigeons flew away


Indian lady at the fountain inside the mosque compond


Bill and Marg as a lille boy watches on


Patti handing out Canada flag pins after taking their photo


These children just loved to pose


Marcy setting up her shot


Darinka and Gojko getting ready for rick shaw ride 


Paul and Frank, don’t you want to ride through the busy streets Paul?  Notice all the other rick shaws have covers on the roof, Frank and Paul will be riding though the streets of Delhi topless.


Ken and Fran getting ready to head off too


Cynthia and Debbie, let the adventure begin...


Traveling through the busy streets, Brenda and Allan ahead of us...


Delhi Market Vendor


The streets can get pretty crowded


Very busy at mid day


Paper Vender, not easy work


Young family on the busy streets


Another street vendor.


Delivery of clothing ...


What a beautiful smile ...


Ghandi’s cremation side..


Bill and Marg posing with the young girl


Sydney taking reflections, great use of tilt screen Sidney


Some of group taking reflection images as the school kids watch


Dan and Joyce taking images of this little girl


Two school girls as the sun sets


Dinesh, Rob, Tom and Bob at our Welcome dinner


Some of the group enjoying a drink before dinner this evening, a beautiful penthouse patio


We were treated to a fireworks display.  This is the end of Dawali celebration


Some beautiful rockets ...


More fireworks


Left to right, Sonja’s brother, Debbie, Sonja, JJ, James and Dinesh posing for an image after dinner.


Good night from Delhi  ... and don’t forget if you don’t see images for a couple of days it’s because internet access might be limited.


Please add a comment

Posted by Erika on
Oh Marg the photoof you dressed for the Mosque brings back memories. Did yo get a disc made?? Everyone looks great. Waiting for more pics.
Posted by Cecile on
Thanks Patti...looks like everyone is having a fantastic start to your journey. Thanks for the pics and I'm looking forward to what's next. Take care :)
Posted by Kim on
Looks like a great start to the adventure. Can't wait to see more pics, perhaps some more incriminating ones!

Have a great time everyone.
Posted by Shari on
A great start to the tour. Love the fireworks pics and the many people shots. Looking forward to more photos tomorrow. Hoping you can blog from Pushkar.
Posted by Gail and Bob Steer on
We really enjoyed your pics! Looking forward to many more!
Posted by Deb & Bill on
What a marvelous experience, and it's only just begun. I wonder what the school children thought of those crazy tourists trying to wash their cameras in the pool.
We look forward to following you're adventures.
Save travels,
Deb & Bill
Posted by Gail Nichol on
Great photos looking forward to seeing more. Take care
Posted by Gail on
Hi to Debbie Awde!
Sending you a hug, Deb!
Have a great time!
Looking forward to seeing your pics too!
Posted by Hal on
Certainly some lovely images here; but would like to see photo by more of the group.
Child chasing pigeons and paper vender are my favs in this series.
Posted by Poppy on
Hi Deb, Thanks for sharing, what amazing images! Have fun and see you soon.

Posted by Allan on
Hello Ken and Fran, that looks like so much fun. Amazing pictures hope your both enjoying your trip. Looking forward to mor pics of you both in far away places. Allan
Posted by Kathleen Beaufait on
Great pics to off with! Looks like another fantastic Photo Trek tour! Have fun Debbie A. and the group. Looking forward to more pics.
Posted by Denis Doré on
I saw a lot of beautyfull photo indea trip 2012. Seeyou soon
Deb M
Denis Doré
Posted by Cynthia on
wow the photos.. we are having just as much fun as the real deal lol.. "yawl"..should be here!!!!
Posted by Astrid on
Hi Debbie (Monahan)

Wow ! You look like you're having such a nice time, great pics !
Enjoy the rest of your trip !
See ya soon !
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