The ankle has been diagnosed as a severe sprain and some tendon tear, and will take its own time to heal.
Feels good…but so many things have to be repaired…broken airbag, broken suitcase, broken laptop and (hopefully not broken) ankle…will have to figure a way to take the pics off KM’s laptop and post them…I am so happy with the trip…but it’s already receding into the distance as I get ready for the arrival of my brother in law, of
Drove to Delhi from Chambal, and by the time we’d dropped off some of the members of our group and meandered through the BJP Rally, we were dog-tired, and didn’t even think of any shopping or visiting. Am at a friend’s home, and we’re taking the early morning train to Haridwar.
I can live perfectly well without the internet…but catching up later is MURDEROUS!
I’m really so happy with what I’ve seen…it’s not only the birds. Gharials, jackals, civet cats…ancient forts, camels crossing the Chambal river at a ford…chai in mud “kulhad” pots, huge-turbanned and saree-veiled women…a hundred temples on the banks of the Yamuna, criss-crossing between Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan…the stark ravines of Chambal, bringing vivid images of the dacoitss, some of whom are still active…awesome sunrises and sunsets, some on the river, some in the mustard fields….