the great outdoors

Our first picnic

Our first picnic in Delhi was a visit to the zoo. We visited the zoo last week and had a wonderful time. It was packed with people but I guess that means the animals are at a safe distance and the earlier people haven’t been eaten by the animals already. So, our journey began with getting into the metro rail at Huda City Center. We got off at Central Secretariat and caught an auto rickshaw from there to the zoo.

It was lunch time when we entered the zoo. We stopped for a bite at the zoo canteen, which was OK. Lot of options to choose from and looked decent.

We entered the zoo and began our journey of visiting the animals. It was Mimi’s first zoo experience and he was excited to see all the animals. Right from the ducks to the elephants. I think he was most excited to see the giraffe who was eating off a huge tray that was suspended from a tree.

I won’t describe too much and keep you waiting. Let the pictures tell you the rest of the story.

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I believe I got some good shots of the peacock.

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The lion was far away and this was the best shot we got after zooming all the way on the camera

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The majestic white tiger045




After the zoo, we found out that India Gate was at a very short distance. So we decided to visit the monument too. Another auto rickshaw drive and we were at India Gate. Unfortunately there were barricades due to recent protests and we had to see the monument from a distance. 059

But it looked so beautiful even from far off.

Hopefully we will be able to make time to visit other places around this beautiful city.