Seeing as my pipe-dream trout fishing expedition to Chitral (with some pottering about in Lahore) is probably out of the question for the foreseeable future, this year there is a chance I will make it to north India, to go fishing for mahseer. If so, it would be September – where we have a four or five day holiday here in Japan, so I could take the time off work easily – and I would fly out to Delhi (Air India has direct flights from Narita) and take in some history and culture for a few days before heading north, for guided mahseer fishing. In Delhi herself I guess I would have to visit some of the usual suspects such as Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, and Humayun’s tomb, &c. but on the list would definitely have to be a trip to Nizam-ud-din’s shrine to listen to qawwali. And if possible, a trip to see Johnny Nicholson’s grave (sorry, India) and have a look at Tughlaqabad. Of course during my time in the city I would indulge the local specialties, the hotter the better. And after the mayhem of Delhi what better way to relax than in the foothills of the Himalayas, fishing? We shall see.
Show posts in
- Tropical squalls in the offing | the Compleat Tsuribito on Fishing Guam
- Jack & Barbra Donachy on Serious pork
- Adam on Nakaminato Hirame Fishing Trip
- Tom's catch, deep sea fishing trips on Nakaminato Hirame Fishing Trip
- Turtles Bred for Food in Asia Can Transport Cholera – SleepingSoldier on Calipash and Calipee
Tags2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Astronomy Bleeker's Squid Blog Admin Charcuterie Chiba Cod Cooking Crucian Carp/Mabuna Culture Cutlassfish Cuttlefish Eating out Expat living Fishing Fishing cat Flounder Fly fishing Food Preservation Fukuoka giant trevally Goby Greenling Herabuna Carp Himalayan Golden Mahseer Hirame/halibut Ibaraki ichthyology India Indian Cooking Italian cooking Italy Iwana Iwate Izu Japanese Aji Mackerel Japanese Bamboo Rods Kanagawa Kanazawa Hakkei Kashima Kedgeree littleneck clam Miyagi Nagano Octopus Okinawa Ornithology Pakistani Cooking Philippines Sea Rainbow trout Random Rare & Unusual Foods Red Snapper/Bream Rod Building Sagami Bay Sagamiko Sichuan Cooking Slow Food Spanish Cooking Sri Lanka Sri Lankan cooking Tackle & Gear Taiwan Tall Ships Tanago/Bitterling Thailand Tokyo Bay Toyama Travel Umeboshi Urushi lacquering Videos Wakasagi smelt Whiting Yellowtail