Svelte Hotel and Personal Suites
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSvelte Hotel and Personal Suites New Delhi
The room was excellent, with a small kitchette and 2 TVs. This is the most comfortable stay I had in India. The Staff are wonderful and service is excellent too.
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... and the perfect way of first be introduced to India! I met up with my G group at 3pm and we went to visit the presidents house, which as built by the English. We saw India gate which resembles the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and is commemorating Indian soldiers that fought for their country. A lot of Indian tourists in Delhi stop and ask us to take pictures with their families. We oblige, but often ask them for pictures ...
... to see into other rooms and "kiosks" that were closed to the public. Apparently, the royal hammams (baths) were quite elaborate, with mirrors, marble, rose-water scented fountains and private bathing rooms for various members of the household. Its both comforting, and rather depressing, to see that gross wealth disparity is nothing new to the 21st century. The wealthy people of the past were almost better at it... they built pure extravagance, and had ...
After a peaceful nights sleep (read slept like the dead!) we're up and raring to go for a full day of sights and sounds. We kick of at 9:30, today we visit the Red Fort , take a bicycle Rickshaw ride through old Delhi, visit the largest mosque in India, drive past and talk about numerous old fortifications, monuments , n the way to the Ghandi memorial park and then visit the largest Sikh Temple in the world . The armed fort is a brief stop ...
... as I have said so many times just point and keep clicking and you are always surprised at the results.
I have a new camera and I am thrilled with it! It is a Canon Powershot SX 50 with a 50X zoom. I have no trouble holding this because the IS is so good. I was even taking pics using the digital zoom to 1000X. The lens is incredible and really clear! I cannot say enough things in its favour.
Following the rickshaw ride we were then taken to lunch at, yes you might ...
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‘Of course not’
Then he put my impatience firmly in its place by ...