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TravelPod Member ReviewsBundelkhand Riverside Orchha
Excellent hotel in beautiful setting directly on the river, friendly staff, friendly Maharaja owner. Stay a few days. Take a bike ride in to town to see the sights (Hotel can arrange). Make sure you get a riverside room.
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... one of these things, so I piled on at the front with everyone else but it wasn't so bad. Another bloke expressed mild horror at my intentions to travel such a distance in general class. It's not like Indians don't do it every day but I think he was concerned because I'm a delicate foreigner and everyone knows foreigners can't function without air conditioning and western toilets and clean sheets. He got off at the next stop, made sure I got his seat and ...
... to an area where some of his final products were displayed. Of course, no pressure here but how could I resist not buying one after seeing the living conditions.
Continuing on, we were now in an area of this village where women, young and old weaved baskets from reed and tall grass. No need to ask, one small basked was purchased.
Arrived around 10 am after a 15 hour train ride. Lovely resort hotel with a pool. Visited palaces built for Emperor Jahangir and only used once and the Kings palace decorated with paintings of Vishnu. While there we saw a new bride dressed in red for luck.
In the afternoon I had a message at ...
... little faster in order to get to the palace before closing (and dark). A very short visit there but we got to see lots -- a beautiful and very symmetrical design. We were pleased to see one large monkey scurrying about, pretending we didn't exist. No time to make it to the temple before dark but we had a nice supper with Ikram, as tomorrow will be our last day together. Curried hard boiled egg and curry veggies along with garlic naan. Good, as ...
... he looked at me and said "water heater?", he also had never seen a kettle. I was so happy he had fixed my kettle I probably drastically overpaid giving him a pound but that's a 5th of the price of the kettle. I have to say the kettle was the highlight of my day. The next day Today we could not bear to go and look at any more temples or palaces or other things that after a while make my eyes tired we wanted to do something. We decided to hire bicycles. Being that its 20p per hour I'm ...