Day 3 – Travelling to the Himalayas
Our day began with an early 5am wake up call. We gathered our rucksacks and made our way to New Delhi train station with a six–hour journey ahead. New Delhi station was bustling with people waiting to board the train. This was definitely an overwhelming experience and we were thankful for Christine and Jo who guided us through security to the correct platform and our allocated seats on the train. On the journey, we enjoyed seeing more rural parts of India, watching farmers harvest crops, children in the fields and seeing the pigs and monkeys roam. Others spent their time catching up on some well–needed rest after our busy day yesterday, and we all made some final preparations for our lessons tomorrow.
We made a brief stop at McDonalds before making the final journey to the Himalayan Club hotel. What a car journey! The twisty road brought incredible views as we made our way to the hotel. We were surprised by the amount of people as we made our way up the mountain. We had an enthusiastic greeting from some Indian children who were excited by our arrival.
This was a day of beautiful views and we are all heading to bed early tonight in anticipation of an exciting day teaching tomorrow.
Suzanne Hamilton, StranmillisPosted in College Team – April 2018
on Sunday 8 April 2018