The Verandah in the Forest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... Just one stray dog. For the first time in India we saw people walking dogs on leads. Apart from the buses and taxis, all vehicles were fairly new and none had the dents, bumps and scratches that they all had elsewhere. Everyone is better dressed and the young are fashion conscious. We saw locals smoking cigarettes for the first time too. Elsewhere they tended to chew tobacco. Last ...
... my way to the Hanging Garden a woman with a baby approached me and asked if I had any food. Just five minutes before I'd bought a couple of bananas from a street vendor and realistically at least one would turn to mush before I had a chance to eat it. I offered her one, feeling like I was patronising her a little, but she thanked me and took it anyway. She walked back to a group of women and children in the shade and began feeding the banana to her naked baby like his life depended ...
Today is our first rail related day.
Up at 07:00 off at 07:45 by coach to Victoria Station.
Catch the 08:40 Express to Neril Junction where we arrive about 10:20We see our little train - this is not steam but diesel see piccies. So there is a train scheduled at 10:30 and 12:00 but we are told that ours goes at 11:15: In reality we leave at 11:05!!
The line is 21 kms long and rises some 200 m around many hillsides. There ...
... harmony. Oh Ghandi if you only saw your India today! Extreme wealth looking down at extreme poverty, a country that at least to me seams to be ruled for the majority by men.
Quotes of the day:
Hotel Happy Home (owner): Good morning Sir, you look very handsome today!
"Uncle"'s Son: India has a strong connection with both Australia and Italy - with Australia because of the cricket and Shane Warne and with Italy because of Mother ...