Le Meridien New Delhi
Travel Blogs from New Delhi
Chapter1: Off To India
Let me first say that I am not an experienced international traveler. I have spent most of my professional career traveling around the United States, a little into Canada, and a few times to England. That's it. This is my first trip to someplace exotic, if you don’t count China Town in San Francisco. So this is …
We set off for Delhi around 2pm, so as to avoid any driving in the dark again.
On arrival back at 'heaven' they had the audacity not to upgrade us to a suite this time, so I left this to Mark to sweet talk the receptionist and 5 mins later we were sat in a very nice suite thank you.
(He does have his uses :))
We didn't plan …
So after 2 weeks of basic living in Kerala, we decided we deserved a little bit of luxury and booked into the Le Meridien hotel in Delhi. The hotel sent a car to pick us up from the airport, as soon as we got in the car the driver produced ice cold face towels to cool us down, then gave us soft drinks from the cooler box in his boot. It was a good …
Delhi - 2nd day.
We woke up, with difficulty, to the
monsoon rain this morning. We let Luka sleep as long as possible
befoer heading down to breakfast. Our driver is scheduled to pick us
up at 9h30, which is a good thing. Luka woke up, a bit against his
We went out packed up with our rain
gear, ready …
In the end, switching to the Meridien was not a bad thing. The hotel is much more modern and nicer. We got a room joining Tom and Annie's room which is great! The rooms are magnificient.
After setting in, we left to go see Sanjay at his house to fix the payment for the car and driver. Sanjay is a great guy who owns 2 B&B and a team of …