Korma girl has a curry: What I ate in India

I’m quite proud to say that we lasted about half the holiday eating purely Indian food. By the time Wednesday evening rolled around we gave up and had pizza! Too much of a good thing and all that. 

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This was our first meal on the first day. It was at a vegetarian restaurant and with some help from the very kind waiter we picked out a variety of dishes which kind of worked out like tapas – Indian style.

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They were a mix of savoury and sweet which was a bit of a surprise but very fun! It was a good way to ease our jet-lagged selves in.

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On the way to Jaipur we stopped at a restaurant for lunch which had a gift shop attached and was full of tourists. Something I noticed though was that it was just us and the locals in the restaurant. 
 
 “The tourists seem to just be buying Pringles and running away!”

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They were definitely missing out as I loved this meal. We shared all the dishes again which were saag (potatoes), daal (lentil type sauce) and I forget it’s name but it was vegetables and cheese in a sauce. All picked up with naan bread. Delicious!

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Our dessert that evening was yummy! We decided to share some ice cream cake, kulfi (kind of like ice cream which was amazing!) and gulab jamun which is like balls of sponge with syrup. 

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For lunch my parents unknowingly ordered special dosas (rice pancake with potato filling) not realising how HUGE they would be. Challenge accepted. 

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Meanwhile, my dosa was a lot more managable. Yum!
 
It was a fun new experience as I had only tried gulab jamun before going to India. 
 
Have you ever tried any of these dishes? 
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India – The highlights

Some of my favourite photos from India. Warning: Picture heavy!

India - bike

India - street

India - traffic

India - great India truck

India - cow

India - castle on the water

India - view from the top

India - pink palace

India - tuk tuk

India - details

India - ceiling

India - taj mahal

India - colourful building

India - dad and me

India - tall

India - lotus temple

India - robes

India - dancing girl

All photos taken by myself or my dad (with the exception of the photo of me and my dad – thanks mum!)
 
These were narrowed down from literally 2000 photos my dad and I took between us! 
 
Do you take a ridiculous amount of photos on holiday?
Check out the rest of my India adventures:
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The adventure begins…

So I’m off to India for a week! I’m extremely excited and just can’t wait to get there. Though you probably won’t hear from me until I get back, my camera will be strapped to my shoulder at all times so I will have plenty to share when I return.

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Have a nice week!
 
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I’ve arrived in sunny…

Orlando Florida! 
 
It turned out that I had 6 days holiday to use before the end of this month and my family were going anyway so they got me a plane ticket! My parents own a holiday home out here that they rent out and they come every so often to make sure it’s still standing ha ha. I went from stepping out in the snow yesterday (in peep toe flats) to stepping out into the sunshine. 
 
So I arrived yesterday afternoon after a very enjoyable 9 hour 10 min flight. Both seats next to me were empty (score!), the food was good and I watched 4 films. Bridesmaids (not what I expected, but funny), Friends with benefits (enjoyable), In time (awesome), and Bad Teacher (not as bad as I heard it was). And yes, that is three Justin Timberlake films. Didn’t even mean to.
 
So my first meal in the U.S of A was in true american style, a big ass steak. Now in the picture, it may look small but I can assure you, it was big and can be only described as a beast! Though it took me awhile to devour, I’m proud to say I did it. 

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I’m here until Sunday so I’m off to soak up a bit of sun outside. Already went in the pool this morning. It’s a hard life!
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