In and Around Delhi

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Someone told me Delhi has about 20 million people. I guess for a city, that’s a lot. The buildings are not all modern skyscrapers. In many places you can see how congested the place can get. An example is this road at New Friends Colony:

New Friends Colony

Shops are abundant. Clothings are quite cheap, if you know the place and know how to bargain. India is also known for its fresh fruits, and I can testify that Indian mangoes is VERY nice, juicy and sweet.

One of the many fruit vendors in the streets of India

One of the many fruit vendors in the streets of India

In Delhi alone one would be spoilt for choices of places for shopping. Among others, our group liked the Palika Bazar, Lajpat Nagar and Janpath.

Lajpat Nagar

Lajpat Nagar

[2]
There are many places of interest in Delhi. There’s the Jamaa Masjid (the biggest masjid in India), the Red Fort, the Hindu temple Birla Mandir and the Delhi Gate.

Jamaa Masjid Delhi

Jamaa Masjid Delhi

Red Fort Delhi

Red Fort Delhi

Birla Mandir Delhi

Birla Mandir Delhi

The Statesman House. Interesting architecture, don't you think?

The Statesman House. Interesting architecture, don't you think?

The Delhi Gate

The Delhi Gate

I particularly liked the way they had the road grown with overhanging green trees just outside of Connaught Place:

Trees Delhi

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Eating out is of no problem for us since it was quite easy to find halal restaurants. Among our recommendations are the Kareem’s chain of restaurants, and one Indian Muslim restaurant (sorry we forgot the name) at Old Delhi. But remember, no matter how hungry you are, never never never order the FULL biryani. The HALF one is already quite a lot for the average Malaysian tummy.

It may not seem that way, but I and Khalil were VERY pleased with the biryani

It may not seem obvious, but I and Khairil were VERY pleased with the biryani

[4]

A sunset in Delhi

A sunset in Delhi

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