TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vardhmaan New Delhi
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... with the street crowds and life but from the height of a bus you can actually see a lot more. We haven't felt unsafe walking around, but I am always hang on to my bag!
So many people just live on the streets here. They sleep, cook, eat, wash, brush their teeth and toilet on the streets. Yesterday we saw a new born baby with its mother and today I saw a baby being rocked in a ...
... home. Initially we had planned to try and work our way overland (where possible) back to the shores of England via Asia and Africa but having reached the sacred town of Pushkar in India, I received the news from home and returned the next day.
A difficult winter followed where work was scarce and I was only able to find employment as temporary staff at Royal Mail. The position involved entering postcodes into a system whilst management patrolled the lines looking ...
... to be one of the people with someone waiting.
We get his attention and off we go. The ride was set up by the folks from the Train Tour, so we didn't have to worry about going to the hotel via Istanbul. The driver was very nice and told us about some things to see during our short stay in New Delhi. He was really nice. When we arrived at the hotel, we had to pass through a security checkpoint and pass through metal detectors to enter ...
... man sits under a tree. The city streets are full of men sitting and chatting, barely a women to be seen. Even the historic sites we visit will have large groups of men wandering around. Never would you see a man and women showing any affection in public. The majority of marriages in India are arranged and for me that seems to take away a little of the passion in the country. We've seen a lot of what India has to offer. From the palm treed forests of the south to the sand ...
... After we managed
to squeeze in one more stop before the taxi man took us back to Delhi
to probably our favourite place that day, Etimad-Ud-Davila. No where
near as big or well kept but still so beautiful and much quieter with
a chance just to sit and not be bothered.
The next day we were more optimistic,
having accepted the fact we paid too much and that there was always
going to be some 'shop' at some point, we realised it could have been