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Posts tagged “Boots

Northern Exposure: Part 8

Taking a break.
The man with the golden gum-boots..

Picture taken during my travels in Sikkim, North India

Raring To Go


Of course, 
it might have been wise to re-accustom myself to wearing shoes before embarking on this adventure.
Especially, when it’s a new pair of shoes..

Today I wake in my Delhi hotel bedroom.
A beautifully spicy “chai masala” sits beside me.

My new walking shoes will not be needed today.
Our plane touched-down in Delhi just before midnight, to be greeted by gentle warmth (32 C), the pleasant absence of monsoon rains, and Ravindra, our driver for the next five days.

It seems I can inspect some of Delhi’s glorious historical sites in the familiar comfort of my Kerala “chappals”