The Amber - New Delhi
Travel Blogs from New Delhi
A melting pot of noise, heat, traffic, dust, electricity pylons & wires, fumes and a dizzy mass of people who, if not on the road, act out every activity you can think of at the side of the road. One sign which caught my eye in the taxi to the hotel read 'Mortuary Available' !? Our 2-night boutique hotel is about a 40 minute tuc tuc ride …
... dj and we carried on until the early hours. A top tastic night out indeed.
Sunday was meant to be a bike prepping day but the monsoon - which clearly didn't end Saturday - stopped me from heading off in search of new handlebars. I brought out reinforced hand guards from the UK but the standard bars have metal bar end weights pressed in which prevent me from using them. Back home it'd be a simple task but over here you need to know where to go and who to ...
... if you stand idly someone will try to cut in front, but a mere look sends them behind you. Back to my trip for the day... I made ...
... not necessarily of them but definitely of their children. In fact again today on the bus I had that experience. The children here want desperately to have their photos taken...it is as if it makes them special or perhaps immortalized.
On day six, we had business meetings again which took us to see one of the most famous activists in India, a politician, and then India's former President, Dr. Abdul Kalam. All of the ...
... I've found later that it is really hard to find proper dorms in India, and the most common is the single or double private rooms. For 3 euros a night though, I don't have a problem with this more than the social isolation than a single room implies. Anyway, I slept a little nap, was so tired from the night flight, and later I woke up to get involved in the my first bad scam-try experience. So I go down to meet this friendly guy in the reception to do the check ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center