The Radha Ashok
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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All but Soren slept soundly and got needed rest. We managed to get up, have breakfast and meet our driver and only be 15 minutes late, which is pretty good for us. Weston woke up hungry which was a great sign and after a full breakfast was himself again. Soren was hungry as well but couldn't conclude if he should eat or not, so he slowly went with some staples like bread and bananas. Nearly five hours to Agra we were on the road where everyone leveraged the first ...
... 25 m people, it can take time to get anywhere. Add other means of transport into the mix other than cars and motorbikes, such as pushbikes, trucks of all descriptions, tractors, Tuk Tuks, cattle pulling carts, camels pulling carts and you have chaos, particularly in the small towns with cattle, horses, goats and donkeys roaming free !! Then of course there are many people walking along the road too.
Added to that, there seems to be ...
... or cameras were allowed in to the area where we would be wandering and we were DEVASTATED when we walked in and saw everything! Some things, I need to learn, are ok to just have in your memory. The complex was really enormous. We were two of the only western tourists there. Most people were Indian tourists or locals who had come to pay respects and pray to Krishna. This is a VERY important historical sight in India. Krishna is the god of love and he is the sort of ...
... 200ks, about 3 hours. For mots of the drive we are on the Taj Express, a toll road, so the traffic is very civilised for a change.
I decided to stay near the airport for our last night in India. Had a lot to do with the Obama visit closing roads etc, plus its a holiday here tomorrow, plus the congestion on the roads could mean we miss our flight if we stayed in Delhi. ...
... 4 hour drive along the Yamuna Expressway to Delhi. Brief stop for lucnh at the indian equivalent of a motorway service station and the ride is otherwise uneventful. We pass the huge Sport City complex south of Delhi inlcufing the Formula 1 track. We make it back about 3 and chill for a while till Isabel gets in from work.
After a welcome G&T Sagar makes us a wonderful dinner and its off to bed ready for our final days in Delhi.