The Verandah in the Forest
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... right now... whew. I was glad to hear that sometimes it gets cooler here.
I think I managed to pick up some little flea friends from our last hotel, and am learning that itching while hot and sweaty is somehow worse than itching when you're cool or cold. Ah well. Tonight's hotel doesn't even come with sheets, so we will be using our travel sleep sacks. Hopefully, I won't infest my own sheets with fleas??
In better ...
... the son of Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha is widely worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity, and good fortune and is usually invoked at the beginning of new ventures or at the start of travel. The festival is usually celebrated between August 19 and September 20 and lasts for ten days. It ends on the 10th day with emmersing the Ganesha statue in the water.
... up to Udaipur, my next stop after Goa. I was reluctant to book anymore trains as I wasn't sure what I was going to see on the way, I didn't want to be restricted but due to the time of year, I know the trains out of Mumbai are exceptionally busy. I have a month in India, but this really isn't long when I plan to take the train most places and considering the distances I'm expecting to cover. We walked back to the hotel to freshen up and ...
... to send people out of the office, under pretext of getting, either additional documents, or additional copies of the documents. This happened with every person in the queue. When my turn came, I too was asked for additional copies of a document which was clearly not required. Finally I could successfully submit my application. In effect, just the passport application process which began in the middle of February resulted in Raaj's application ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting