Jai Vilas, Jaipur
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... city the next day and then gave me a lift back on his motorbike. I was a bit suspicious about why he was being so friendly but he claimed to be bored and enjoyed practicing his English. I figured he wouldn't have introduced me to his grandmother if he was gunna attack or mug me.
The next morning I met Pannu and we headed to Amber to view the fort. I'd already had breakfast so he left me to look round for an hour whilst he ate ...
... the ghats, where we saw a body being cremated on the banks of the Ganges.
In the evening we went for a sunset boat ride (where we saw 9 cremation fires burning on one ghat), lit a candle and floated it down river for good luck and went to see the Ganga ceremony (ringing of bells and men twisting round with candles and incense. We got sick of that ceremony pretty quickly.
On the 13th we made our trip to the post office. Once we ...
... fun! And there are 1000 phito hawks who take your picture and then try to sell it to you once your off so we have some of those for basically a dolla. After getting off Lucky, we got to go into a Kali temple and get blessed. I was excited! This guide was Hindu and wanted to come with us so the three of us (Care's dad isn't big on religion and Jeanie stayed with him in the door alcove with our shoes) went in and rang the bell and looked and the modern pictures on the wall. One was ...
... downstairs. Yup. A small chocolate factory sits just 2 floors below me. Mmm!!! Also, we don't know whether it is Rajistan in general, or just Jaipur, but we really get a whole different feel in this place. It is cleaner, people were very kind to us on the streets, most people seem to wear helmets on the motorbikes, and we just get a different vibe from being out and about a little bit. We are looking forward to tomorrow!
... decided to invade. Bella and I explored the fort/palace in the middle in the most horrible way possible - using an audio tour. Those of you who have travelled with me anywhere know how hung up I am about looking like a tourist when I'm in a foreign country. I can't even quickly look at a map without hating myself. Well. Over here there's absolutely no hiding how much of an alien I am so I'm just going with it. I threw myself the other way and decided to ...