Hotel Ganga Ratan
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ganga Ratan Agra
This place had, by far, the best breakfast in any hotel in all of North India! The eggs were delicious, as was the cereal, toast, and porridge!
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... br> store grain but other ones are used to store dung that is then sold
for use as bricks for fires in the colder months.
There were lots of water buffalo and
cows and occasional sheep and goats and some of these were right near
the side of the road.
Since 2010 there has been a new toll
road from Delhi to Agra which has cut travel time form about 6 hours
to about 3 hours and is great. There are only cars, trucks and a few
bikes allowed so travel ...
... train times website. “There are in fact many trains going to Agra. That guy was definitely lying to you. But let me ask you where you plan to go after that. Here, have a cup of tea…”
Ten minutes later I realized we were being offered the exact same scam. I downed my tea and got up. “Come on. I’m sick of this. Let’s go.” The gentleman looked surprised but we clearly did not have wool for brains so he didn’t put up much argument. ...
... a donut for pudding so we walked undercover back to Dunkin. After Annie had finished her pudding, Nai went to find a SIM card for her new phone, and myself and Annie trawled the market again, arranging to meet back in Dunkin. We managed to meet in a shop however shortly after splitting up. The shop man helped us trade our Sri Lankan rupees for Indian (on the black market). We then got a takeaway coffee from Dunkin and got the metro to Hauz Khas, a village near our hostel. ...
... through. Terribly inefficient…
We arrived at our hotel, The Metropolitan, around 10 or 11 that night, and everyone quickly went to bed, as we had to prepare for an early rise the next day. The Met was a slice of luxury, however, and is an upscale resort in New Delhi that we had the opportunity to experience. It was nice to have a consistent, warm shower and a reliably air conditioned room for a change.
The next day was iconic, to say the least. On Tuesday, June ...
... copied in the Taj Mahal.
The main entrance or “gate” is made of red sandstone and is two stories high with white marble and inlay work.
The mausoleum is the first Mughal building totally constructed from white marble.
Joyce had in the meantime found to disposable rain coats in yellow and clear plastic. She gave one to me but I decided that staying dry was a priority so ...