Travel Blogs from Gurgaon
... hotel. Stepping outside the airport was a real shock to us both with temperatures rising. Not even the aircon could help us now. We arrived at our hotel "The grand park inn" and quickly got speaking to 2 individuals who would be joining us on our "Golden triangle" tour. We thought it would be a good idea to explore our local area. We went to a local market to some shops and indulged in our first real "Indian meal".... Jam on toast for Scott and spring rolls for me. ...
... went over the speaker that the train is on time. Great, I thought, from what I heard about indian trains before, they can be late for hours sometimes even days :-). Well, it turned out the train was 20 minutes late, but in India thats on time, as the student told me. Maybe in Germany we should simply redefine the word „delay“ to solve the issues of the Deutsche Bahn ;).
The train arrived and people including me entered. The ticket I bought ...
... others all at once so we ask "how much?". One guy blurts out "250", the next "200". A third guy comes in offering the same price and tries to high jack the sale. An argument ensues and driver #2 grabs our bags and walks to his vehicle - guess we go with him..
Delhi - Mystery, magic, mayhem. Welcome to Delhi, City of Djinns, and 16.7 million people, where the ruins of Mughal forts and medieval bazaars are scattered between the office blocks, shopping ...
... So much for clean sheets."
I flash on the only other government-run establishment I've checked-out in India, a guesthouse in Kushinagar. To call it a cesspool would be an insult to cesspools. I made the mistake of paying before understanding how bad the room was. I ate the money (no refunds, period) and went somewhere else.
We have to lift our jaws off the floor when we arrive because the entrance and lobby are gorgeous. There's ...
... nurtures art and history talents in Mumbai. Myriad galleries and museums here exhibit the artistic and colorful cultural fervor of Mumbai. Next to Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery, is Mumbai National Gallery of Art which houses the best of both national as well as international art talents.
Next was Elphinstone College of colonial era. The college apart from academic excellence is associated with Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Jamshedji ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services