Hotel Le Grande
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... the upper 80's and, with the humidity, I was dripping. After another harrowing street crossing, we got back on our air-conditioned bus to go back to the port.
We found the duty free store when we got back to the port and picked up a few things before we got back on the ship -- including a little toy tuk-tuk that will be my Christmas ornament. We could not wait to get into the shower when we got back. We and our clothes were dirty (just from the ...
... br> The next morning I had booked onto a train to Mumbai 1500km and 27 hours away for what promised to be another mammoth journey. This time though I had treated myself to a) ensuring it really would only be one train and b) going 3rd AC class (instead of general) that should ensure I had my own bed (bench) to sleep on and that there shouldn't be 10,000 people too many in my carriage! This turned out to be a great decision - not only did I actually manage some sleep, ...
... 1 am I was woken by a knock on the door and had to answer it wrapped in a towel. It was Alex. She had knocked on our door by accident thinking it was another of her friends. She was shocked and then ecstatic to see us. I cringed at her squeals of joy. The rooms were simply a sub-division, using wooden barriers, of a large hall and her overall loudness would have carried to everyone staying on that floor. I quickly explained we needed sleep and awkwardly shuffled her out the door. ...
Went shopping this afternoon for a short break from work. My mission was
to find interesting fabrics and incense. Scored really big. The store,
llSU:ritill the Culture Shop, had nice cotton bedsheets, dresses, mens
shirts, incense. So after choosing quite a few things, the clerk rang up
the sale. The total was more than I had wanted to spend but handed my
We board our train and complete the usual obstacle course of shoes and kids to reach our berth. We're glad to see it hasn't been double booked (it has been known). We collect clean sheets from the carriage boy and once beds are made and I climb up onto my bunk I start to feel better as the air con does it's job. And now we have a jolly ticket inspector checking we are in the right place and seeming to want a nice chat. Where are we from? ...