Hotel Paul's Court
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... a surge occurred and quickly we acclimatised to the fact, that you had to "work your way" to the entrance and when appropriate....."go with the flow". here the contingency plan was put into place - stand still until found - so Tony and Gay did. We made it back to the hotel: not without the odd minor issue of being / getting dis-oriented. Upon reflection, I think we were rather brave if not somewhat foolhardy ...
... to take us to Delhi's 'Finest' textiles shop. Its exhausting! It seems no one in India does just go for a walk. Connaught Place was a pleasent surprise, a more European approach to city planning and clearly a thro-back to the days of British influence. Unfortunately the park was closed on Mondays so that would have to wait for another day, so we wandered back to the hotel for the earliest possible night, ready for a 5am start to visit Agra and the famous Taj Mahal. ...
... stop talking to me so I was able to think and talk to Gem. He replied saying he "would not disturb", kept quiet for all of 5seconds before starting to talk again. I turned round with my stern face on, look him in the eye and said "You are disturbing now, go away!" to which he smiled and started talking yet again. Angry face now on "Go away, you have absolutely no chance of getting us to anywhere you'd like to take us to so go pester someone else" and turned ...
... my stomach will adjust. I figure I'll jump in head
My main goal for today is to establish some trust with the team. If there's one thing I've
learned from my stint in Dublin is that trust is everything and in order to
achieve it you must be patient and observe. I'm in no rush to jump into the
work... go figure! Right now it's all about getting the people to like me. Good
thing I've ...
... they finally took us to Connaught Place. Annoying. This is a large circular set of buildings facing towards a green park. Apparently it has been modelled on the crescent in Bath, England. There were lots of Western shops around and it was all a lot cleaner and more modern than the places we were walking around earlier. By now I was absolutely knackered. We wandered around for a while before finding a restaurant that wasn't ridiculously expensive. And I had a ...
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