Hotel Saratha Rajans
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... in the midday heat we were at a complete loss. Forlornly we tried the Hotel Taj across the street and nearly cried in relief when they had space. Our attempts at haggling the price down was met with polite amusement – they could clearly see the desperation in our eyes.
Apart from having to go out for dinner I just lay groaning softly on the bed. It turns out it wasn't appendicitis for those worried. Mainly me. ...
... style, and was in its heyday considered one of the wonders of the South. Today, however, only a fourth of the original palace remains.
It was however unexpectedly closed, but we enjoyed a cup of chai from a man on bike with a big tea urn in the Palace’s park while we waited for it to open. However, no official agreed on the actual opening time of the palace so by the time it did open, it was nearly dark. Luckily, they were presenting a ...
... beer though, beautifully chilled kingfisher). Because you've paid top dollar though you feel you should be leaving the hotel satisfied. You don't. You leave angry. Did they really need to empty our laundry all over reception and leaf through it item by item before accepting it for washing. Probably not, I should have filled the form in back in the room but really, a side room somewhere would have been more appropriate. Breakfast was filling and plentiful, but getting ...
... with such committed and passionate people. Things really get done, usually more quickly and more efficiently than we would ever get them done at home. It just works differently!
The last week was also lovely, going round to Dhivya’s house with Sashi for dinner (the two main contacts we had whilst we were here) and then being taken to dinner by Thulsi and his wife to say thank you. On our last day we had a tea with a group of nearly ...
... BBC miniseries based on the life and times of Gordon Selfridge and the founding of the store.
Harrods founder Charles Henry Harrod first established his business in 1824, aged 25. The business was located south of the River Thames in Southwark. He ran this business, variously listed as a draper, mercer and a haberdasher. His first grocery ...
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