The Pearl - A Royal Residency
Travel Blogs from Mussoorie
... but in India, according to my Oxford dictionary, it simply means a person of low rank. I didn’t probe deeper to find out exactly what his father does, but it’s probably something like a tea fetcher or a cleaner or such.
I then asked Abhisit what his mother does, and he told me she works at a school. So I asked if she is a teacher. No, he said. She is a cook.
Since Indians don’t mind talking about such personal matters, I ...
... second floor, so I was unable to see from outside that there were no customers. Once I got inside, I quickly realized my mistake and headed for the door. The manager of the place asked me why I was leaving. I told him that I prefer to eat in restaurants that have customers. Without missing a beat, he said, “They JUST left! I had a big group in for breakfast.” And without missing a beat, I replied, “No problem. I’ll come back when they ...
Then ten minutes later, while I was still eating, there was another knock at the door. This boy just doesn’t get it. I opened the door – this time to find an elderly, hungry-looking man asking, “Massage? Shave? Haircut?” I just shut the door without even answering him, shaking my head in disbelief. First of all, I don’t accept massages from men. Secondly, I don’t like being disturbed by offers of ...
... the main temple of Lord Shiva)then off to spend 3 nights at the Pramarth ...
We felt we’d put in the hard yards that day and deserved a couple of cold ones to top off a brilliant day riding. Rishikesh is a dry town.
After catching up with crew from Manali, Chris, Ryuki and Hailey who’d all, unfortunately for them, come to Rishikesh the same time as us, we sorted out the closest bottle shop, just a "short" 30km ride. We were back on the rooftop terrace, wet bar in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed