Travel Blogs from Gurgaon
With busy schedule in life, it can be very hard to find time to volunteer abroad. However, the benefits are prodigious which attracts more and more people to take up volunteering as it not only helps the community but the volunteer himself. People who never volunteered always question the credibility as well as think that there is no gain from such trips but that is a wrong perception. The right volunteer program can ...
... We arrived at a weirdly located room off a main road and were ushered
in and talking to a very direct man. Sceptical, we were vague about
our plans and said we had all travel booked but that we wanted a day
trip to Agra to see the Taj Mahal, and surprisingly he didn't try and
sell us anything else like train tickets or put us off anything to go
somewhere else so we went with it. We walked out with a day trip to
Agra, as planned, and 'included in the ...
... to remove shoes and socks and cover our heads. As we approached the temple entrance Ashim stopped at a sidewalk merchant's stall and purchased bright orange scarves that he distributed to all. Once properly attired for entrance into the temple, we were quite the sight: all orange headed and bare afoot.
The temple consisted of a huge stone-covered courtyard, a large pond where people came and touched the water or splashed some on ...
... it over with sooner than later. Akbar has of course arranged for a driver to show up and get us shortly.
The car arrives. We head to it with our bags but before we actually get in to depart Akbar announces that our flight has been delayed. Getting out of Kashmir is providing more fits and stops than driving student on a standard shift, but, like the song says, "They talk of days for which they sit and wait, all will be revealed... " We'll see. We're invited back in ...
... to us. We were informed that due to some 'Jalsa' (party or celebration) by local muslims and visit of few powerful politicians the entire highway was closed for 9 kms. It happens in India. People elect politicians and they harass common-man. We were stuck in the traffic for 3 hours as diversion was not sufficient to flow the volume of diverted traffic.
we were 2 hours past the lunch time and kids were hungry and our plans ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking