Hotel Singh Sons
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... past asking at this point) He says ok and we head out. We pull to the corner of a dark street. “Oh lady, I cannot drop you here. It is too dangerous. Look at this road. Lady, your hotel is bad. Please do not let me leave you alone. Let me take you to a tourist office.” NOT YOU TOO!!!! I turn complete *****. ***** with money. I wave 100 rupees in his face (which is 70 more than needed) and say “Take me to my hostel.” I pretend to call my ...
... to be abandoned, Judith made haste to follow – but alas! Not without an escort. Our self-appointed guide to Delhi, in particular, was most anxious to exploit the obvious uncertainty of his new friends, and insisted on sticking close by offering us everything from rickshaws to hotel rooms and God knows what else. Only by dint of re-tracing our steps, ...
... station but soon returned to our air conditioned hotel after being accosted by numerous men. Every couple of minutes an Indian man would begin strolling alongside us, inevitably striking up a conversation with Sara by asking where she came from and then claiming to have a brother/relative living there. Sometimes it just came across as curiosity but many times they would want to take us to a tout or ask us to buy something from their shop. The ...
... The arch was a tribute, by then ruling Great Britain, to the 90,000 soldiers died in WWI fighting for the British Empire. Behind it is a canopy that use to cover a statue of King George. Not surprisingly, the statue was removed when India became an independent state in 1947. Lastly we went to the Minaret built over an existing Hindu temple. This temple dates back to 300AD. The Hindu pillars reminded me of King Louie's place in ...
... to see the Qutab Minar but
only 10 for locals. This is only £2.50 but still a big difference
compared to what locals have to pay (one Indian family saw our ticket
and seemed shocked by how much!) and just demonstrates how foreigners
can be seen as money bags.
A very quick and intense two days but
we enjoyed it more than, at least I, thought we would. We were ready
to get out of that hostel though and so we boarded our first Indian