Sparrow Swiss Cottages
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... and brought over to the hotel within the hour and definitely before cutting the suit was begun. Payment? “Yes! Yes! Credit card, no problem!” It was agreed to pay half the total costs now, and half on satisfactory completion of the suit. Smiles all round.
Here, however, the real difficulty began to manifest itself. Several attempts with numerous credit cards resulted in complete failure – and we had no rupees left, nor any pounds ...
... River, tamed with banks of boulders. Although there are no RCI flags flying, our stay here was arranged with a little help from Dimitris Manikis of RCI and Harry Taylor of TATOC. Without question, this is the finest timeshare resort I have ever visited.
Magnificent gardens surround discrete cottages set among flowers and beautiful mature trees rising into a cloudless blue sky. Spacious lawns extend along the river where tables are set for alfresco dining or ...
... cash to foreigners through an ATM. Sadly, as we were to find later, most rural ATMs do not dispense cash to foreign credit cards. Back in the bank, dear Paddy withdrew cash which she gave to Judith on loan, though how we would find a way to pay her back or indeed to pay for our accommodation and meals was as yet unclear.
After Paddy left us to attend an open day at the children’s convent school in Bhimtal, our driver ...
If you expect western 5-star luxury standards of accommodation, the Retreat Bhimtal is not for you. Instead of an impersonal, sanitised international hotel room, here you will find something very, very wonderful - a real homestay, run by an educated and fascinating Indian family who will, if you so wish, discuss the merits of English writers or Indian culture until 2 in the morning over a glass or two of whisky (remember that when you are buying in ...
... station and, although she could not be certain given the language difficulties, she believed she had found our coach. Having got there, our driver left us on our own while we made further investigations and ascertained that others also were waiting to board this coach to Uttarakhand.
Much relieved, we sank into our reserved seats while others boarded. Among them were two garishly clad, heavily-jowled women with an abundance of lipstick and rouge painted ...