Ever had that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach when the solitary suitcase left on the carousel isn’t yours? The other passengers have left to start their adventure, holiday, or business trip – and one of them has taken your case with them…
This has happened to me. I’d have understood if my case hadn’t been twice the size and weight of the abandoned one or if it hadn’t had a striking blue and red label on the handle. But it was, it did, and my heart sank.
So what to do? Hubby dashed through to see if he could catch the culprit before they left the airport. I headed for the lost luggage desk, baggage receipt at the ready.
I’m rather partial to a nice cup of tea – not too strong, not too weak, no sugar. So when feeling a little parched in New Delhi I had a very unexpected but pleasant surprise at the Taj Palace Hotel.
It was mid-morning, we fancied a cuppa, and we were right on the doorstep of the Taj Palace; they’ve gotta be serving tea and coffee we thought and popped in. The first sign that this was something a bit special came with the menu – an encyclopedic menu! It took a while to select from the large, hard-backed tome which offered over 90 estate teas and 20 premium coffees from the world over. After much dithering – it’s never good for me to have too much choice – I went for a medium strength Darjeeling.