A travel writer who has been stranded in India as a result of volcanic ash clouding up UK airspace is making the most of his time in the country.
Wanderlust writer and photographer Mark Stratton described his experience with travel delays due to the eruption in Iceland as an "extended vacation" in an email to the publication's deputy editor.
He added that he has decided to maximise his time in India by exploring the Punjab for a few days, rather than remain in the airport in Delhi.
"Always wanted to see the Golden Temple and don't see the point of laying on the floor of the airport as is the current scene," he said.
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