Vikram Palace Hotel
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... off to P's home for dinner. It was a rather late dinner but my, what a lovely spread! She'd been reading the blog and knew how much lamb we had been eating and thought perhaps we might want something else...but no, 25 years or so ago, Shyam had eaten the most delicious lamb biriyani here at P's and requested for it again! It was the same cook mind you! There was so much left over that the gang decided to come back for lunch tomorrow!
... along with a cocktail in a coconut shell on a tropical beach by wildly attractive, topless Venezuelan beauty queens as opposed to grumpy street vendors in grubby shirts and bare feet, Diwali would contain all of my favourite things.
On a side note, with regards to Indian rudeness from people in non-tourist service roles, it's not to be taken personally. ...
A very wordy entry from my personal journal ----------- Got up at 04:30 after a few hours of sleep. Sergei and I left Majnu Ka Tilla with our ticket to Agra, and on the waiting list for the return ticket on the same day. We got an auto-rickshaw with two French women to the metro, which turned out not to be yet opened despite our driver's word. We therefore kept going to the New Delhi Train Station, as the girls were going to Main Bazaar, and we took the metro there, to ...
... We think they wanted to see us first. The dinner was truly delicious and definitely, the Indian cuisine has captivated us: the curries, breads, the tandoori. Intense again. Back at the hotel, John and Ariana stayed up to watch part of the World Cup football match.
Today when we skyped with my parents, we realized that we are coming back on Sunday. It is hard to believe that we are already going back. ...
... After all its been there for over four hundred years. But how you get to it has.
In 1971 you just drove up to the gate and walked straight in. Now they have built a car park about a mile away where Pawan parks the car. You then have to get one of a few rickety old buses which ferry visitors up and down to the gate. The fare is 10 pence but in case you think that is cheap it is only one way and you have to pay the same to get back. The bus isn't the problem. ...