Park Palace Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
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... to score high to gain access to the best colleges and professions. By contrast, India is still a developing nation and many people struggle to survive the month or week and sometimes even the day. Many are still stuck in the cycle of generational poverty, most likely due to the cast system, and are primarily concerned about what they can do to survive. Therefore, they often take their children to work with them as soon as they are old enough and strong enough to ...
... managed to acquire an encyclopaedic knowledge of the back streets of Delhi. Finally giving into Kate's cheerful, 'and if you just turn left at the Neptune hotel we should be up here on the right...' our two new friends dropped us at the glowing doors of our very much open hotel and sulked off into the night. And you know the strangest thing, the hotel manager had no memory of speaking to me on the phone half an hour earlier. Looking forward to that festival ...
... a very disturbing prayer on this day, you Can probably have worked out what it was. Some of the boys in the group had to escort a man to the hospital, after 3.5 hours waiting outside the hospital they finally returned. We later found out the Sister/ nun had to pay for medical services as the Hindu government does not support the Catholics - bribery and corruption seems to be a theme in the government of India. We had the opportunity to serve at sari Bari ( ...
... The tour was in an air conditioned mini bus and we went and saw some sights I was expecting to... Victoria Memorial, Old Raj buildings, but we also saw some places I am not sure we would have got to.
First stop was Mother Teresa's House. Great reading what she did with the poor of Kolkata. Interesting reading about her life. Next was a Jain Temple. I have heard of Jainism, but didn't know much about it. Our guide (who was very good) explained that it is a ...
... and arrived in Varanasi at about 4am, by which point we were both suffering from cabin fever! Varanasi is one of the most spiritual places in India, Hindu make pilgrimage to wash away their sins in the holy river Ganges, or to cremate their loved ones. Hotels that are painted all different colours run along the banks of the the Ganges. There are different burning Ghats (steps leading down) along the river where people bring family members for cremation. During our time in Varanasi ...