Travel Blogs from Madurai
... as the ticket conductor seemed a little bit put off by our presence. He didn't kick us off though. Still not quite sure how to identify the reserved vs. unreserved carriages.
About an hour before we arrived in Madurai I started getting a really bad stomach ache. By the time I got off it made walking really uncomfortable. Our first choice of hotel was therefore full. The next one was substandard. The room looked ...
... the staff member said “Ah Twighlight paper, we have!”
The other give away is that in formal situations like booking into a hotel, India still feels like a man's world where such complicated matters are rarely assigned to the fairer sex. Which meant that Lou was completely ignored by the moustachioed front desk when she presented details of our reservation. They instead looked straight through her to ‘Sir’ (covered in kids) to ...
... you like. There were plenty there on the day, that's all I'm saying.
In India, if one thing is clear, it's that your expectations will be consistently turned upon their head. Lets take the example of an expensive tourist hotel in Madurai versus a twelve dollar guest house in Periya. In Madurai, you have lots of room, the shower is awesome. The staff though sneer a bit, the wifi doesn't work and the rooftop restaurant for some reason is playing Michael Jackson (it ...
... and ideas in creating a whole new suite of active learning sessions. The search for a new Innovation Manager post is underway, with a formal “Innovation Council” of senior leaders now established and overall innovation approach agreed. Bob is also continuing to stay engaged with the LAICO consulting team on numerous development projects started whilst we were there. Our impression of the organisation itself is that it truly ...
... by seamstresses.
Selfridge attracted shoppers with educational and scientific exhibits and was himself interested in education and science, and believed that the displays would introduce potential new customers to Selfridges, generating both immediate and long-term sales. In 1909, after the first cross-Channel flight, Louis Bierot's monoplane was exhibited at Selfridges, where it was seen by ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking