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Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Mar 9th, 2010, 06:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,560
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Thumbs up Astonishing Improvements - Domestic Airport

We posted this in scams and annoyances because, well, it always was in the past: that is, simply getting a taxi at the airport. You would get both scammed and annoyed! But having flown in and out of...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Dec 19th, 2009, 08:55
Replies: 30
Views: 15,412
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
car sick much?

No matter how nice the bus, the road is bouncy and winding. Train would be much more comfortable, and you'd still have the....thrill of a shorter bus ride to look forward to.
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 16th, 2008, 23:40
Replies: 55
Views: 18,745
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
All hail to Steven as usual when it's ANYTHING...

All hail to Steven as usual when it's ANYTHING related to trains.

The site mentioned above http://www.erail.in/ we find to be a godsend, especially when you are just researching your...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Jun 7th, 2007, 21:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,393
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
article on Indian aviation growth

http://www.travelindustryreview.com/news/5564

Imagine the growth if they'd all accept foreign credit cards!
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Mar 11th, 2007, 20:06
Replies: 169
Views: 14,326
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Namaste India Tours Responds

This will be our one and only response to this thread. We havenít read all the posts to this thread. We will respond only to the original post, about which we just learned, thanks to a concerned...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Mar 5th, 2007, 02:15
Replies: 41
Views: 4,554
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
So we're talking roughly USD $45 for the coach...

So we're talking roughly USD $45 for the coach driver and $45 for the guide each day, even though the last day was a half day. For the guide that certainly seems reasonable for a bus load and...
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Feb 28th, 2007, 07:38
Replies: 20
Views: 2,000
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
the latest

the latest thing is not only to copy your passport, but to cut out the little picture and paste it beside your entry in the enormous guest register which now will be twice as thick and twice as...
Forum: Rajasthan Feb 26th, 2007, 08:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Madhuban

We've never stayed there though we visited with management this year in December because we get clients who request it. It's very nice. We thought it interesting that they would not quote us for...
Forum: Chai and Chat Feb 19th, 2007, 03:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Illustrated

Anything beautifully illustrated would be a good choice. The fact that it's in English won't matter if the pictures are interesting. Like anything by Van Allsberg. Or a book of rhymes like...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Feb 3rd, 2007, 04:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Kingfisher rocks!

Kingfisher embarrases you because you think they've mistaken you for a first class passenger...then it turns out they treat everybody that way.
Forum: Domestic India Flights Jan 23rd, 2007, 14:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
From makemytrip.com payment detail page: ...

From makemytrip.com payment detail page:
Bookings for International Credit Cards have temporarily been suspended. For online payments, please use cards issued in India. Alternatively, kindly use a...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 23rd, 2007, 14:20
Replies: 107
Views: 13,370
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Back to the topic of consular services......... ...

Back to the topic of consular services.........

Having seen officers of the American Embassy in Delhi in action with a client of ours in a severely, severely dire situation, we have nothing but...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Jan 12th, 2007, 05:52
Replies: 20
Views: 4,499
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 9th, 2007, 21:22
Replies: 1
Views: 7,966
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
1. True, but it does NOT necessarily mean that...

1. True, but it does NOT necessarily mean that there will be one double bed. Hotels do not all use the same terminology. If it is important for you to have one bed big enough for two people, specify...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Jan 9th, 2007, 20:39
Replies: 0
Views: 2,092
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Thumbs up Traveler's Diarrhea

Here is great little "treatise" on traveler's diarrhea, written with empathy and a wry sense of humor:

http://www.ciwec-clinic.com/diar/index.html

Also, if anybody has personal experience with...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Jan 2nd, 2007, 21:02
Replies: 45
Views: 6,035
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
OR the way he conscientiously wipes the rim of...

OR the way he conscientiously wipes the rim of your glass with his right thumb and forefinger to "clean" it.
Forum: Lodging and Hotels in India Jan 2nd, 2007, 20:55
Replies: 48
Views: 5,909
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
If a hotel asks for a credit card to hold your...

If a hotel asks for a credit card to hold your reservation, standard practice around the globe, then give it to them over the phone. Ask for a confirmation number, or at least get the full name of...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 31st, 2006, 20:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Always give it directly to the person you wanted...

Always give it directly to the person you wanted to have it. Tips in a tip box also have a way of ending up in the manager/front desk/owner's pocket.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Dec 30th, 2006, 00:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
euwwww

Oh my god, this could soon rival the Wacky Water Closets thread if people start taking picture of kitchen conditions!!
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Dec 30th, 2006, 00:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
back to the kitchen

If it tastes "off" then you absolutely should not eat it and you should tell the cook.
If food is supposed to be hot, but it is cold, then it has been sitting long enough to get cold. In that case,...
Forum: Indian Wildlife and National Parks Dec 30th, 2006, 00:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Yes there are tigers at Ranthambore

Lugubertji; you are thinking of Sariska, not Ranthambore.
Forum: Delhi Dec 26th, 2006, 20:15
Replies: 24
Views: 8,527
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
demolition derby in Delhi

The entire Majnu ka Tila settlement is NOT scheduled for demolition, just "unauthorized" structures. Anybody who's been in Delhi recently has noticed the shocking amount of demolition going on. In...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 24th, 2006, 21:15
Replies: 49
Views: 3,369
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Santa is on his way!

We just met with him at 2:30 pm on the 23rd!!
Forum: Rajasthan Dec 19th, 2006, 16:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
Kankarwa Haveli

is just next door to Jagat Niwas and of simlar standard. Many rooms are lake facing, and importantly, it is warm there. You are very late to be making Christmas reservations. Remember many if not...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Dec 16th, 2006, 14:17
Replies: 15
Views: 3,644
Posted By LuAnnandJawahar
We've certainly NOT found that Kingfisher is more...

We've certainly NOT found that Kingfisher is more expensive than Indian Airlines!! As for service: WOW! As for food: WOW! As for planes, well all but a few are NEW, so WOW! Price is the same no...
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