Hotel Chandra Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... headed to the terrace bar for two (each) delicious piña coladas. The fort looked magnificent all lit up and standing proud; it provided the perfect backdrop for dinner which we took on another terrace in the hotel. Good grub and attentive waiters. That was it really - superb day and a busy agenda tomorrow starting at a very civilised 1000. They have issued ear-plugs as the mosque is next door and we will be called to prayer at 0445 ...
... on the patio outside, and we fell asleep watching the stars...how romantic! Our journey back to Jodhpur was considerably less eventful, so after a few hours rest we head off to find Umaid Heritage Art School for a miniature painting lesson. What we thought was going to be a short activity, turned into six hours in the company of Vijay (our art teacher and one of the nicest people we've met so far). In between the free cups of ...
... more magical. So having approved our room, which opens out straight onto the communal terrace with that view, we sat with very cold Kingfishers to shake off the dust of the journey. Zafran is hardly a strict Muslim.
Some of the episodes from the nine days we spent there.
First and foremost was Holi, the Hindu festival of colours. This is on the day after the first full moon in March, so this year was on Monday 17th March. We arrived on ...
... spare! We knew that we had landed on our feet with this hotel.
After unpacking our bags and chilling in our lovely hotel room for a bit we decided that we should go and do something, the most obvious choice was to visit Mehrangarh the huge majestic fort perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the city. Unsurprisingly we managed to find a tuk tuk right outside the drive to the hotel and arranged for the very old tuk tuk driver to take us up ...
... and architecture were. The best part was looking out from the top onto the sea of blue houses. Houses were painted indigo back in the day to represent Brahmins, which is the highest caste in the Indian caste system. Fun fact: the indigo colour also works as a natural mosquito repellent! After a great tour, we reclaimed our cheap phone (with some mockery from the guard inquiring if this was the new iPhone 6) and headed back to our own ...