DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon-New Delhi NCR
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... boulevards, stately houses and imposing embassy complexes. The NZ High Commission is tucked away on Sir Edmund Hillary St, and the staff there were wonderfully helpful. Soon I had a letter signed by a lovely bloke with the title "First Secretary" explaining my dilemma (visa expired, can't fix till Monday, please let stay etc etc), an official car complete with tinted windows and a driver (sadly the little flag on the bonnet was kept tightly rolled up and covered), an ...
... fruit&veg shop, just around the corner. JOEHOE! Falling asleep with the sound of ocean waves, Haku running around, jumping in the ocean, or trying to catch beach crabs, me going for morning beach walks/jogs, evening campfires, overlander evenings, and an Indian cooking class….Just HEAVEN. Why did I not come done here every year ;-)
The fact that we, overlanders, can park on this prime piece of land right at the beach with no buildings ...
... was not a monkey to be seen that morning. We also made a stop at one of India's largest step wells in the rural village of Abhaneri and took a tour of the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri built by the Mughal emperor Akbar the Great, known for having three wives each from a different religious denomination - Hindu, Christian and Muslim - in addition to 300 concubines, to celebrate the birth of his first son. This town's claim to fame is its public ...
... for vegetarian food. However, do try Jalebis and Vadapav at this place. Rest of the food was OK.
We came back to hotel after dinner at culture gully. We took some family snaps with jazzy sets as background at culture gully. Overall, it was a good entertainment and pastime with family.
... magnificent chocolate mousse cake inscribed with Happy Anniversary ! It definitely is !! Today was a very full day exploring several historical and culturally significant sights around Delhi. Humayun's Tomb . Humayun was the 2 nd Mughal Emperor of the 16 th century. The access to the India Gate was closed because of the recent protests surrounding the recent rape cases here in Delhi ( terrible), but we were still able to get a great view of this structure. Raj Ghat , a black ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center