Slept very soundly and woken by breakfast being delivered to our room. Morning drive through heavy traffic to one of the most historic sites in Delhi - a massive tower built by Muslim Moghul kings on the site of various demolished Hindu temples - can't pronounce let alone spell the name so will have to add a caption to the photograps later. More heavy traffic up to Humayen's tomb (spelling to be confirmed!) built in similar style and as a practice run for the Taj Mahal. Nice and sunny by mid morning and good to pause a while in the shade both outside and in. Then on towards the Lutyen designed New Delhi gridwork of vast tree lined boulevards, government buildings and palaces via a Kashmiri crafts shop with tea and buscuits whilst we were given a presentation on carpet making. No option to buy which was lucky because a) the carpets were far too colourful and b) they were hugely expensive!
Back to the hotel to say goodbye to our guide and driver. Lunch on the terrace and the afternoon by the pool reading Kipling's Kim (an ideal book to be reading in delhi as you said it would be Dad). Swim then gym and suitably knackered we are now in recovery mode getting ready for dinner. Last night we had chinese - there are many chinese restaurants in India - but we may try a curry tonight even though Jane's lunchtime very mild biranyi still left a spicy warmth behind on the way down.