A step by step breakdown of going to Delhi

7:40 a.m
Manish: I’m downstairs. Where are you? I can’t see you. Are we late? I think we’re late. We’ll miss the flight. Oh God.
Juhi: I’m right in front of you. *slams door shut* We’re fine. We’re not late. We’ll make it.
Manish: Pradeep(driver) almost ran over someone cos I asked him to drive faster.
Juhi: Nothing is worth this. Relax. It’s just a flight. We miss it, we miss it. No biggie. I’m not gonna stress about the little stuff.


7:45 am

Juhi: PRADEEP AAP THODA TEZ CHALA SAKTEY HAIN? HUMLOG KITNA LATE HO GAYE HAIN AAPKO MALOOM HAI?


8:10 am

Juhi: I donthaveanycheckinbaggagejustgetyourstuffimrunningtothecounter.
*slamsdoorshut*
Juhi: hi, this is my PNR number, two tickets, Juhi Pande & Manish Anand.
Lady at Jet Counter : Yes madam, but which flight?
Juhi: Jet Airways.
Lady at Jet Counter: Yes madam, you are at the jet counter, but where are you flying to? (I think she handed me some candy at this point, realizing my……. ineptitude.)
Juhi: oh! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Sorry. Haha. To Delhi. Ha ha. Ha …. .. Ha.
Random Man: Haan excuse, this is my PNR numb…..
Juhi: I’M SORRY CAN YOU NOT SEE THE QUEUE? I’M IN IT. I AM THE QUEUE. MANISH WHY ARE YOU SMILING?

Boarding pass in hand, photo identification in hand, running shoes on feet.

8:17 am
Security Guard: Ek sekannd, ticket dikhaiye.
Juhi: *shows ticket & identification*
Manish: *shows ticket*
Security guard: hmmmmm
Juhi: /:
Manish: )x
Security guard: hmmmmm
Manish: Bhaisahab hum log late hain flight ke liye, pleas…
Security guard: Criminals ka bhi aisa hi attitude hota hai
Manish: Hain?
Security guard: Aisey hi hotey hain criminals, chaliye jayiye.
Juhi: What did he say?
Manish: Dude, he called me a criminal.
Juhi: AAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Manish: What the hell man, you know what, I’m gonna go and ask him what he means.
Juhi: AAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. No we’re late.

Jet Counter.
Flight is delayed by two hundred hours.

Juhi: Hi! Could I please get a window seat?
Lady: Sure. Would the gentleman also like a window seat?
Manish: Sure
Lady: Ummm. Separate rows ok? I won’t be able to give you two window seats together.
Manish: …..
Juhi: …..


9:45 am.

Juhi: I think I over ate. Do you want coffee?
Manish: No, I’m good.
Juhi: Yeah. Me too. Look at that chick. Where does she think she’s going? The south of France?
Manish: Ya man. She’s been parading up and down for the past 20 minutes.
Juhi: She should take that hat off. Hey I bought a travel pillow for 700 bucks. Do you want some coffee?
Manish: No.
Juhi: Ok. I’m gonna get some. Do you have any money?

10:50 am

Juhi
: *drools all over self & new suede travel pillow* *wakes up*
Excuse me, could I get some tissue paper? Thanks. Are you serving breakfast anytime soon? Yeah? Could you wake me up when you do? Thanks.
*stares at Manish sleeping awkwardly in front of her & congratulates herself on the new travel pillow acquisition*


12:30 pm

Manish: BHAISAHAB AAP KYA BOL RAHEY HAIN? AAP HAIN KAHAAN?
Juhi: AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Manish: Dude, he’s garbling. I have no idea where he is, he was speaking too fast. How do we find this car?


12:40 pm

Hari Driver: heh heh heh
Manish: Hello. Kaise hai aap? Gaadi kahaan hai?
Hari: First floor.


12:45 pm

Manish: Bhaiyya, humne poora first floor dekh liya. Gaadi kidhar hai?
Hari: third floor.
Manish: Juhi I’ve decided I’m not going to get upset today. I’m just going to laugh at everything.
Juhi: …

12:54
Manish: BHAIYYA GAADI KAHAAN HAI?
Hari: Second Floor.
Manish: *explodes*

1:05 pm

We found the car on the second floor.
And actually had a stellar day at shoot.
Now what is it that they say about things ending well?
πŸ˜‰

Published by therunawayjuiceincident

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7 thoughts on “A step by step breakdown of going to Delhi

  1. Stumbled upon your blog and absolutely love your travel satires! You have a wonderful, quirky style of writing and make me want to go to all of these places and have equally crazy experiences. Look forward to the next one!

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