Malabar Gate Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Kozhikode
... upper and the lower classes here have definitely struck me as the most extreme case I have seen so far in my travels, or perhaps I have not been aware of it in other places before. However, the locals did tell me that the rulers, the Zamorins, had done a terrific job governing the city, and this had led to the spread of Calicut’s fame. Out of all the cities we have been to so far, this one definitely scores as the most interesting in my ...
... along the route, to which my answer was always "I am on the bus to Calicut. I will call you when I am at the station"
At 4.30pm I could actually fulfil my promise, and got a tuk-tuk to the hotel. It was described as "Business Class" and did the job I needed it to, having a nearby restaurant, WiFi, and an en suite..
The hotel manager was pleased to see me and was, on reflection, a little handsy: holding on to our handshake and patting me on the shoulder in the ...
... sit for a few minutes every couple of 100 metres or so. This gave the guys ample time to take some photos (potential DPPs), which they'd really been enjoying.
After our plod around the lake we decided "house" was the best option, and retraced our movements back, with the addition of a Christmas Lunch for Sirasan, Sajeev, but not me.
A couple of blurry hours later we were back at home. I rested on the bed, and Sirasan got ready for the trip to his performance. ...
For those who know M&K well, you know that we plan our holidays with precision on a spreadsheet, so it was a little disconcerting when the single row on todays plan said, "get from Kozhikode to MRDW". No indication of time, distance or what the station code 'MRDW' meant, and to top it all, no internet access or english speaking rail staff anywhere. Last time in India, WIFI was everywhere, but now every man, dog and beggar has an iPhone with 3G, ...
... in Calicut in the evening and attempted to find a guesthouse - which was harder than we expected as Calicut is not really on the tourist trail. Here we learnt a very important lesson, in India "Hotels" are often just restaurants. Wandering into one of these hotels I got some very odd looks when I asked if they had rooms available. We eventually found a hotel slightly above our price range but were seduced by the free buffet breakfast ( I don't think indians have ever ...