I arrived in Delhi at 11pm my time (Singapore time), so it was a long long day. I was whisked through immigration and walked straight out, where my hotel’s “Executive/Airport Services” waited with a driver to pick me up. They were so very kind, polite and helpful, that I really felt I was coming home. I was so relieved!
Although it was late in the evening, traffic was horrendous. I learned that trucks and large vehicles were not allowed on Delhi streets before 9pm at night, so now they were all out there, clogging everything.
I was pleasantly surprised when we reached the hotel, it is lovely. And the helpful, friendly and polite way of treating tourists seems to be a way of life here. My room is spacious, pretty and very clean. The hotel had even asked me ahead of time what kind of pillows and mattress I would like.
I still let friends and family know I had arrived safely in Delhi, so I was up until 3am. By then I had been up for 22 hrs – so after that I slept the sleep of the righteous, let me tell you!