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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... way to the Gandhi museum.
Gandhi was here twice. The museum chronicals British imperialism and India's independence. It's very one sided and shows the British in very poor light but I think the history is accurate as far as it goes. We were most interested to learn about Gandhi and his role in history. I have my picture taken a couple of times with Indian families who want a picture with a foreigner and even get a chance ...
... forlornly in the branches.
Our guide, with one eye on the kids, asks if we would like to see some ‘Karma Sutra’. We are keen to have a look and he takes us to a large wooden door with hundreds of carved scenes on it. One of them is a fellow with a penis so long it requires the assistance of five elephants to support it with a chap sitting on the end playing a set of bongoes. Most impressive. The children are delighted with this of course, and the ...
... to the Harijans. Gandhi fasted, he wanted Hindus to be one and for untouchability to be wiped out. Temple doors were flung open to welcome the previously shunned Harijans and the British attempt to split them failed.
In 1939, **** kicked off with Hitler and Britain tried to drag India into it, but India was like, get ******! We'll help you as a free nation. You reckon you're fighting for freedom? Well free us ...
... by pushing the shifter down (as opposed to pushing up like they are in the US). After I figured that out it was a much smoother ride since I wasn’t in 4th gear the entire time…
Well after that it also got a little scary. We finally got off of the side roads where there wasn’t really anyone passing us to the main road where there were bikes, motorcycles, rickshaws, cars, big trucks, and cows. It was ...
... it, we have found some of the best food in these places. If you are nervous of doing this, then don’t do it before a 12 hour bus journey, simple. Write down the food you like, sometimes everyone doesn’t speak English, and knowing a few words makes a big difference, (I’ve given up with the spelling and just write things phonetically so I can at least say them again).
Time - Give yourself some ...