The Uppal Hotel - an Ecotel Hotel
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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 …
... entry to the main metro station and descended into a mass of humanity shoving through a barely functional X-ray scanner and metal detector. Before going down to the platform, I moved aside and, trying not to look too lost, pulled out a map I'd picked up at the airport and looked for a good place to kill the next hour or three. A dot in a roundabout marked "The Beer Cafe" sounded good and I made my way down to the train.
The Delhi metro didn't ...
... amount of fortifications as in Agra the capital of the early part of the empire. At least that is how I viewed. We were really glad to have decided to take today and tomorrow on our own not trying to see everything just pick a few sites and enjoy them fully.
The other spot we walked to was Jama Masjid Mosque built by Emperor Shah Jahan, in 1658, it is one of the largest mosques in India. It has a capacity of more than 25,000 worshipers. ...
... TBC-bacterias right in your face (Metro). Finding a genuine tour operator is virtually impossible. I went to six of them, got intentionally misinformed by Indian Railway officials, driven to wrong agencies by Tuk Tuk drivers so they got their kickbacks and talked to an agency which was perfectly camouflaged as an official Indian Railway office. It was only about 10min into the talk that I realized he was actually only pretending when he started talking about hiring a driver for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services