The Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad
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It was a stark reality that we had reached Ahmedabad when we saw a bomb squad in the middle of a crowded market place -investigating a blue bag in the street. It didn't seem to phase too many people though -the market place was a crowed and busy as ever. Because of the recent bombings the security is pretty intense and there's a huge military …
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4AM to Tiger Hills (8364 ft) to see sunrise, ...
... medications that I take daily, he asked me to sit on the table. He took my blood pressure, which he said was at a normal level, then looked at my throat, and proceeded to check my stomach. He asked if I had stomach pains and while I was attempting to respond, "Yes!" he asked if we exercised while in India, to which I explained that we walked places and played volleyball once a week. Since he did not hear my answer, he kept pressing on my stomach, harder every time. He ...
... well. So he put his American music on and jammed with some younger members of the family. We all then went downstairs for dinner consisting of a potato dish, roti, and a bean dish. It was delicious and was the first time that I had home cooked Indian food. You can most certainly tell the difference between the commercially cooked food and the food made with tender love and care. We also had a piece of chocolate vegan cake that Skye made for the festival.
On the way out of ...
... chocolate in Dubai to give as an office gift- which was very much appreciated. Snickers bars had just made it to India 5 months prior, however, none of the office staff (Shalin & Sneha included) had tried one. They never heard of M&M's - both were a hit.
We later went out for a coffee (definitely not as good as Pete's Coffee back home), followed by a stroll with Shalin & Sneha ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility