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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... told us to not accept flowers off of anyone. So everyone kept offering is flowers and trying to force them into our hands (they then try to charge you money) and carried on walking. It was just looks of markets through the town and we had a wander and looked at some stalls where we weren't harassed. We managed to pick up some postcards (not a clue how to post them though). I have literally been living in the same clothes for days ...
... the main bazaar. The streets are a mass of colour and thronging with tourists and Indian women wearing brightly coloured and sparkling saris and balancing large loads on their heads. We step into one of the temples - it's a different world. Here is peace and serenity as devotees take a dip in the holy lake whilst others sprinkle fresh flowers on to its glittering surface.
There are a few touristy eateries in town and we head straight for them. We locate 'Out of the Blue' which ...
... much that of the stereotypical with Rikshaws, motorbikes and cars, all crammed with people, somehow finding a safe route through the traffic (and cow) laden roads. As a tourist, it seemed quite difficult getting around the city itself as people tended not to know roads or even names of things such as shops as restaurants but navigated via landmarks or areas. Despite this, we sought to see as much of the city as possible, including experiencing the street ...
We arrived in Pushkar and checked into our cheapest hotel yet, 800 rupees a night. For that we got clean sheets, a TV (albeit with bad reception!), just the one total, a slightly scary bathroom, dirty floors and great views from our tiny balcony! They also serve the best pizza we have eaten in India which to be fair, is no mean feat. Mind you, the restaurant sign does state it serves the best food in town...in ...
... Ajmer is a mid-size town in the state of Rajasthan, that revolves around the resting place of the famous Islamic saint, Moinuddin Chishti, who went by many aliases, one of which was Gharib Nawaz meaning "Benefactor of the Poor".
In the morning when I woke, I had one of the Khadims (care takers of the shrine) show me around the shrine, who explained me interesting facets of its history, its religious importance, and its impact on ...