Hotel Saratha Rajans
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... hectare complex with 12 tall gopurums, all encrusted with "a staggering array of gods, goddesses, demons and heroes". Entry requirements are strict - shoulders covered, no shorts and NO CAMERAS, however smartphones are OK! - for which you pay a fee to take photos!!! The place is certainly a "must see" - we ended up going in 4 times during our stay. Each time we saw new things and on the last occasion in the late afternoon ...
... backed, greying gentleman approaches, folding up his stained dhoti.
“Hello! Hello! What is the problem here?” he shouts, his whiskery whisky-breath face inches from mine. I begin to formulate a response but he ignores it and goes straight to his next question.
“What is your native country?” he demands. “I’m not really sure that’s relevant.” I mumble, avoiding eye contact. I can sense a debacle on ...
... friendly young kid approached practicing his English. Sure, why not ask for his help with the data plan? Dave showed him the messages on his phone and he translated what we wanted to his friend at a small shop that also did phone top ups. It ended up taking 20 minutes. But together, they figured it out and got us on the discounted plan. They were happy to help the dumb foreigners out.
... sent a chap called Cripps in to negotiate with Indian leaders, but the condition was that India would have her freedom only after the war. The answer was, of course, a resounding no from all parties.
In 1942, Gandhi started the Quit India movement which eventually lead to the British realising they'd lost their hold. Officers were refusing to perform their duty. Police refused to shoot freedom fighters. It ...
... in India before, or anywhere else outside of a pub or club in the UK when someone is very drunk and being a complete ****. There is still a feeling of tradition over modernity and that to be too modern would mean losing something precious, I hope they find their balance.
This is maybe a slightly romanticised view of India, and as we left a few days ago maybe it is, but I feel that India is an incredible place, ...