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After a few days in Mumbai, Rahul took Dan and me on a cheap Indigo flight to New Delhi to meet with the rest of his family.

 

 

We managed to get in some light (and odd) reading in on the flight:

 

 

Arriving into Delhi, we first visit a few Jain temples; Rahul’s family practices Jainism and he wanted to take advantage of our trip to do a quasi pilgrimage here.

 

 

Afterwards we visited India’s memorial to Ghandi at Mahatma Gandhi’s park:

 

 

We then headed down Rajpath (“King’s Path”), the main ceremonial boulevard of New Delhi that leads to India Gate.

 

 

We also explored a bit of the Red Fort:

 

…where I had another WTF moment by running into Amrita (another college buddy, this time #5) hanging nearby:

 

 

Rahul also ran into one of his aunts, who sells goods by Red Fort:

 

 

We then walked over to my favorite, The Jama Masjid, one of India’s largest mosques and one my personal favorite places in New Delhi.

 

 

By the mosque are a few street markets and a famous restaurant called Karim’s:

 

 

We also headed to the food stalls at Chandni Chowk to grab even more food:

 

 

… and then we braved the infamous Delhi traffic when returning back to Rahul’s family.

 

The Jain Clan

– At time of posting in New Delhi, it was 104 °F
Humidity: 90% | Wind Speed: 10km/hr | Cloud Cover: sunny