Lemon Tree Hotel City Center
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... to Delhi. Its design is credited to architect Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. The fort lies along the Yamuna River, which fed the moats surrounding most of the walls. Construction began in the sacred month Muharram, on 13 May 1638. Supervised by Shah Jahan, it was completed in 1648. Unlike other Mughal forts, the Red Fort's boundary walls are asymmetrical to contain the older Salimgarh Fort. The fortress-palace was a focal point of the medieval city of Shahjahanabad, which ...
... night. We realized our driver had never been before and did not have any idea where our hotel was. He placed several frantic phone calls and asked a variety of people along the way. Word got out there was a lost Indian driver with foreigners in a white car and it did not take long for random people to jump into the car who portrayed themselves as our guide or wanted to provide directions, you guessed it for some rupees! It was almost comical and we both agreed how industrious ...
... Perhaps, it is different as I am with Paul, but the men, yes can be a
little creepy, but stay confident and show respect for their culture
and cover up (though you'll still clearly western – even if you do
attempt local dress, not that I did- and will still get looked
at/photographed) and you'll be fine. It is dirty and dusty and can be
smelly too, but there can also be some amazingly beautiful spots and
fancy buildings so I guess it's all part of India's unique ...
... that a friend from my early Boston days had posted a Santa Claus display from the airport in Pakistan on Facebook. No more eating garlic naan right before bed! I thought to myself. Why would Nancy be in Pakistan and would the government even allow a jolly St. Nick and his 9 reindeer in an airport in the predominately Muslim country? If we've learned anything on this world tour, it’s to forgo assumptions based on what we've been conditioned to believe about another ...
... of security – mostly because they all rest their assault rifles flat on the top of their kiosks, so that the barrel is trained out over the crowd, precisely at head height. Eep.
Olivia proved to be feeling low the rest of the day and much of the next, so we laid low at the hotel. The kids and I were pretty ready to be done in India at this point; our stomachs were all bothering us to some degree and it was just ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center