Lords Plaza - Surat
Travel Blogs from Surat
... large number of sarees. I mean I had never seen that many sarees, that many clothes lying at one place.
Once I got sarees for awfully cheap price, we went home. Then I rested there for sometime, before going to the bus stand to catch my bus to Udaipur.
About Surat, I must say this. If anyone is planning to by sarees for ceremonies like weddings, Surat is the place to be. The length and breadth of the textile market there is as big as a small town....
Spent a very short time in Vanesa, which is where Hirals dad is from. Since they are building a new house there...we were sent to do some interior decorating. This task actually made us excited to build our own home...but I'm not sure exactly when that's going to happen. Otherwise just a really quiet gam (gujurati for village) with not a whole lot going on but were able to see Hirals extended ...
... cup of tea! I arrived at Ellora and my accommodation found me - as expected - as soon as I pulled up at the entrance. The 'plan' was to ditch my kit in a local hotel then go walkabout but this changed ever so slightly after meeting Sadeek. What a top man and what a top home stay. It was off the beaten track and in UK terms would be seen as riding through a slum to get there. This, in my opinion, isn't fair because it was ...
... railway station tasted like Camel's pee. But the coffee was much better. Even though we just sit idle in the train, we tend to have an insatiable hunger. Thanks to the girls, they had shopped a lot of namkeen, khakras, theplas and other junk food. We somehow survived the pathetic chicken biryani and thali they serve in the train.
We reached New Delhi at noon. It was fiery hot - ...
... a seat in the air-con wedding car! The car arrived just down the road from the wedding hall and moved slowly following a musical cart and dancers. It was a long process to get to the hall (about an hour and a half!) but it is part of the tradition for the car to follow dancers and the wedding guests to walk alongside. The wedding ceremony took about 3hrs and finished with food before we all returned back to Dips family's ...
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