5000 year old discovery! #travel #India #humor – Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub:

We witness a 5000 year old discovery! But first…we have to get out of bed.

“Five and a half hours,” promised the SatNav.

“Six and a half,” agreed the other guests, staff, and random locals at our last hotel. “At least.”

Allowing for chai breaks (we’re on two-hour tea-feedings), emergency photo-op stops, unexpected roadwork “diversions”, and navigation-by-passersby, we bumped that up to eight hours, minimum.

“We’ll leave by six tomorrow morning,” we decided. Negotiation with shocked hotel staff produced a reluctant agreement to provide cornflakes and milk at that ungodly hour.

“Chai?” Jaya was stern. Much, much unhappy discussion followed. Janine and I could have saved her opponents a lot of time because we both knew she would win in the end. Sure enough, chai was finally added to our obscenely-scheduled predawn fare.

It wasn’t our fault we missed our departure time…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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