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Travel Blogs from New Delhi
... the way. A lot of the hay from the wheat is ground up and used as feed for the animals and as fuel for the brick factories. We get into Delhi about 3 pm and go to Homayun's Tomb. Homayun was the second Moghul King. After he died his wife built this tomb for him. By this time it is very hot, over 100 degrees. So we vote to go to the hotel. By the time we get to the hotel it is 5:20pm. We have ...
... painted in various pastel tones and life seems very orderly. The Taj takes 90% of the tourist dollar and the local NGOs are keen to get a piece of the action given that over 3 million people pass through Agra to visit the Taj Mahal each year.
We visit the Shiva temple which pleases Danny and he engages with them about the gods and goddess and poses for a photo with local Sadhu who has been sweeping the grounds. All ten of us move on, I am the ...
... think she enjoyed it. She was finally getting her Delhi feet.
For some reason my notes end here. Which means I'll probably lose some of the detail. Around dusk Marnie went back to her place, and Andrew and I headed back to the hotel. We got off two metro stops early and found a corner store to buy some snacks then walk the rest of the way back. It was nice to relax in a big bed and have consistently hot showers to wash away the Delhi grime.
I woke about an hour out of Frankfurt, had brekkies, then waited for landing. Had to do the shuttle thing, but we had no difficulty navigating Frankfurt airport, for the first time, ever, I think … mostly because we did not have to change terminals. We did go through the additional security, and Kyla insulted them by refusing to allow the loaner insulin pump through the scanner, but it was not much of an issue. We found the Business Class lounge closest to our gate, ...
... doors shut on people's bags and people's faces being squashed against the windows just so they could fit in. However, we noticed some subway cars were strictly for women only, which was a good thing. Granted all the peeping eyes and wandering hands.
Looking back at our time in New Delhi, we left with mostly fond
memories. One thing we will never forget is the people. Our time spent
with Salil ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking