Travel Blogs from Gurgaon
... they could tell we were just off the plane and armed with cash. We heard every excuse in the book - oh thats closed down for refurbishment, that burnt down, you cant walk that way because of road works. We fell for all their tricks but after finding shelter in a Costa and after shedding a few overwhelmed tears we came up with a plan and eventually made it to the right building. We realised the trick is to act like you have been there ...
... rupees (rather sad highlight), people singing some mantras, … But the best amongst all was a guy dressed up in woman's clothes making nice eyes to then men including me, hoping to get some rupees. It was hilarious, I couldn't hold myself from laughing…
Arriving in Delhi, I took a cab to my hostel and went to Connaught inner circle (a restaurant and shopping area. Went back to the hostel and had an early sleep before my next days flight to ...
... pad. Alright, stylish as in a room at Gamblin Bill's or the Imperial Palace in Vegas, but still! Designer back splash above the bed, blue accent lighting along the ceiling to set the "lounge" vibe, a toilet that flushed with enough power to make Al Bundy proud - this would make due.
After we settled in and washed up, we decided to locate the nearby metro line, RK Ashram, and head to Connaught Place. Security measures here are tight, which we guess is due ...
... t kept up the place. I figure the airline built the hotel because they couldn't manage their flight schedule and needed someplace nice to put everyone so they wouldn't complain too much. But they couldn't figure out how to manage a hotel either.
It's too late in the evening for me to eat, but my friend remarks that the buffet food is actually pretty good, so there's that. I go back to my room to take a shower using their monogrammed soap, ...
... approached multiple times by friendly students as I looked a bit lost trying to find this camera shop.
Quite a pleasant city to live in it seems, not sure if I'd chose it over Mumbai though. It didn't seem Indian enough.
All jobs done I was off to Rishikesh for a much needed rest period after the fast holiday pace travelling Elisa and her pals had set for us. The bus station for this bus was apparently near a metro stop not far ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service