The Verandah in the Forest
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... But clearing out your accumulated junk (we had to do this to make storage storage space in our loft) is a cathartic experience. In hindsight, three months in India was probably too long - it's tiring and the way we travel (like aged and slightly upmarket hippies) does get harder as every year passes. That said, I'm not quite ready for a saga bus tour yet :-) Ian says he wouldn't do it again and has lots he could say about Indian culture but too idle to write about it now so ...
... and it turns out to just around the corner. Typical!!!
He drops us off and it costs us 600 rupees, which we will later find out is a ridiculous amount of money, we give him 100 rupees as a tip which is more than the going rate. The cheeky monkey asks for 200 to which I replied " no". ( I felt it was importamt to not be too much of a soft touch from the start, however this was an epic fail on that part anyway I needed to try to retain a small amount ...
... my maxi dress is an interesting costume...last time I checked people didn't board the plane in fancy dress...but I could be wrong!? Other than that the plane went problem free, until I got out. Mum and I landed at the same time, but BA won the buffer competition. By the time mum got to immigration, I was already with my uncle and cousin, and even the immigration men had left customs! Now I'm in Mumbai the indian shopping begins! Nazaakat ...
... of this advertisement sign in the waiting room isn’t so strange after all.
A statement I read before leaving for India that I try to keep in mind: “Your culture is just one manifestation of reality.” My time in India thus far has proved this to be true again and again. These experiences are truly invaluable, and I look forward to sharing more with you!