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... get Talkal/tourist tickets. Really try to
know the distance and rough costs of short trips in tuktuks to avoid
being ripped off dramatically; knowledge is power!
Yes, we have really enjoyed travelling
on the trains in India so far and loved celebrating Holi. Udaipur is
one of our favourite places in India so far, and so would definitely
recommend a visit here. We'd also highly recommend Reality Tours in
Mumbai to see and learn what you wouldn't think about ...
... barriers. First thing we tried to book an ongoing bus ticket to get to Jodhpur several days later, but all the private bus companies said "no bus to Jodhpur – state bus only" even though their sign clearly said they provided services to Jodhpur.
We gave up on that idea and walked to our hotel, which was a little way away from the main shops on the lakeside. Our room was very nice, with a little terrace with views over the garden and lake. Next day ...
... now very obvious. Kate got word from one of her friends, whose been travelling India for the past 3 months, that he would arrive in Udaipur today. We organised to meet up for dinner and see a native Rajistani dance/puppet show. So we hightailed back to our out of the way hotel prepped some gear for the next days crack of dawn train trip and back into old town. I spotted another celebrity floating through shops, this time it was the young Indian ...
... bargained her heart out and got a green, hand embroidered piece for a 1/3 of the price!! But this only seemed to make the owner happier as he started dressing clíona in tailered jackets and scarves, just for fun!! And it was! We said thank you and continued shopping! As we headed up some more streets we came across the city palace, which turned out to be the biggest in Udaipur, so in we went! Inside preparation was taking place for what ...
... hear on the radio that a couple of other planes in our group had departed and made it out of the valley. The Cessna, however, had quite a bit of difficulty gaining altitude. We're grateful to have Maggie! We had to fly to Patna, India because they had our sacred avgas. Ironically, the president of India was coming through that airport the following day so arrival for the other 8 planes in our group was denied. Instead, they had to fly in to Varanasi. We ...