The Gateway Hotel Athwa Lines Surat
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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Hirals parents built a pretty awesome house...in the middle if no where but still we were able to enjoy spending time with his family. I have been having dreams in Gujarati but I don't even know how to speak Gujarati! So much food...oily and fried...I think I gained all my weight just in 3 days. I forgot to mention the 4.5 hour puja for Hirals parents house warming. We had to sit around a fire outside in the heat ...
... to unload cargo instead of risking their ships in the dangerous local waters.
Once we had docked safely, we were assisted by local laborers who helped us unload the goods we would be trading. Among the things we would be leaving here, there were silver European coins, that were worth much more here than in Europe, wine from all around the Mediterranean as well as gold that we ...
... large number of sarees. I mean I had never seen that many sarees, that many clothes lying at one place.
Once I got sarees for awfully cheap price, we went home. Then I rested there for sometime, before going to the bus stand to catch my bus to Udaipur.
About Surat, I must say this. If anyone is planning to by sarees for ceremonies like weddings, Surat is the place to be. The length and breadth of the textile market there is as big as a small town....
Spent a very short time in Vanesa, which is where Hirals dad is from. Since they are building a new house there...we were sent to do some interior decorating. This task actually made us excited to build our own home...but I'm not sure exactly when that's going to happen. Otherwise just a really quiet gam (gujurati for village) with not a whole lot going on but were able to see Hirals extended ...
... cup of tea! I arrived at Ellora and my accommodation found me - as expected - as soon as I pulled up at the entrance. The 'plan' was to ditch my kit in a local hotel then go walkabout but this changed ever so slightly after meeting Sadeek. What a top man and what a top home stay. It was off the beaten track and in UK terms would be seen as riding through a slum to get there. This, in my opinion, isn't fair because it was ...