The Uppal Hotel - an Ecotel Hotel
Travel Blogs from New Delhi
Farewell India It's been an interesting 3 weeks in an amazingly diverse country. The scenery improved in the southern region and everything was more "spread out". We were a little disappointed with the food as it was fairly bland and the curries were swimming in oil. In order to spice them up, we had to ask for a separate bowl of spicy pickles with …
I flew from Cochin to New Delhi airport with the intention of meeting up with Seth prior to flying to Bhutan the next morning. We had agreed that both of us would stay at Uppal's Orchid, a nice hotel that was supposed to be close to the airport. There were two problems that I could see with Uppal's Orchid. One, it didn't have a full address when we …
... to get up and at 'em. Our guide, JP from Magic Tours, is scheduled to arrive at 1 pm so the morning was ours to wile away. Tessa and I so enjoyed sitting on the rooftop patio in the warm weather while having a generous breakfast menu of food to chose from inclusive in our stay. Had to start off with a pot of masala tea and now know how coffee addicts feel when they need their fix! After fuelling our bodies we chose to do a little ghat walking on our own before our tour guide ...
... us his phone and even offered taxi money. We might still be waiting if it weren't for him.
The history and architecture are other fascinating things about India. Delhi has amazing sites that keep you wanting to see more. We visited the modern Lotus Temple and the Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world. It was constructed in 1192. Hopefully the pictues will help with the descripton. Also, we visited several ...
... 00 - and, he showed me why they cost so much. Most of these scarves are purchased for Indian women who then pass it on to their daughters and again, on to the next generation. I was told that a scarf like that would last for at least three generations. It's all in the weaving - no knots - the colors. Such weaving! He had cashmere scarves with cashmere embroidery on it. All hand done, with no holes in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center