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... the mountains to the Jain Temple in Ranakpur. It's really hard to describe how amazing a Jain temple is. It's all made of marble with intricate Hindu carvings that are second to none. The time and effort it must have taken to build is bewildering. Take a look at the accompanying photo.
On a helpful note, our tip for anyone who might find themselves on a trip to Ranakpur is to take as little as possible with you to the temple as they have very ...
... but it was pretty class. The next morning we set off to see Chittogarh Fort as it is listed a one of the hundred most beautiful places in the world and it didn't disappoint. The city, on the other hand, is a complete dump and so we aptly named it Shittogarh but this later took on a literal meaning when I had to run to a public toilet in a back alley. Martin's comments: As Ben eloquently put it Udaipur ...
Oh PS! Today is Indian Independence Day so EVERYONE has the day off. Crazy.
So.... I took a break from writing and now half the day has passed. oops. We went to Animal Aid today which is an AMAZING organization and I will DEFINITELY be going back there often. They have two animal ambulances that go around responding to calls about animals that are disabled, hurt, sick, etc and nurse them back to health, ...
... explain how performance took place in the courtyards and the ladies would sit behind the caved marble screens so that the men weren't distracted by them. Although the city palace wasn't necessarily the grandest palace I've been to, it is the largest in Rajasthan because it's been extended by Maharajahs through history.
It was a great 3 days in Udaipur. It was very relaxing and I am certainly getting into the swing of India.
... I could not believe that our North Trip was already here!
Forty-Ninth Day in India - February 24, 2013
Second Day of North Trip - Settled
Getting up early is the name of the game…kind of.
I got up at 7:00 AM, packed my bag, ate breakfast downstairs, and was sick. The breakfast was delicious though: toast with butter and jelly, cereal, chai, poori bhaji, and a banana, a sort of breakfast that I had not had in 2 months. I was so excited ...
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A 3 for the looks but a big 5 for the feel
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