The Janpath Hotel
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Arrived in Delhi after what seemed like days loitering in airports and in the air leaving the UK and finally arriving at Delhi International Airport. The air was hot and thick and smelled slightly unpleasant. I was tired and so just got swept along with the flood of bodies that got off my plane and made our way towards immigration. You see how all …
... happy chappies we decided that we were sick of handing over money to see sights so decided not to go into main area. Well, that did not last long. We made ourselves instant targets for the sellers and beggars so out with the cash and into mosque. I might add that the weather at this time was now only 109degrees and if you have ever seen someone starting to melt down that was me. After mosque we got back to car, yes esky I ...
... we hired the driver to take us sight seeing around Delhi.we went to Birla Mandir, Mahatma Gandhi museum, Indra Gandhi museum, India Gate, Parliament House, the prime ministers office, Qutab Minar, Humayan's Tomb. I bought some silk to get a couple of tops made in Varanasi, and Mark got some Khadi (hand spun) cotton to get a top made as well. It was a great day, seeing things I ...
... out along long grassy boulevards the Chinese being by far the largest that takes up a very very long Block. Belgium's was almost entirely underground visored Gandhi's tombLunch in a small Mall called Chicken Inn, slums adjacent to girls"public" schools next to monuments
Humayam grandfather of Akbar.whose grandson jhangir Built the taj for wife mumteage built the...when H died, his wife helped to design and build ...
... the result is a constant flood of noise.
After all that, it was a relief to reach Arvin's relatives' home, a comfortable condo in an older suburb (I think -- everything was still very densely packed). Only problem? Their English wasn't very good, and his Hindi was equally bad. So we were left to conduct very basic conversations, while he got plenty of practice in exercising his Hindi to the max!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility