Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel
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... the dry season.Its hot as we walk round. Probably about 35 degrees.
It costs 20 times as much for a foreigner to visit the Palace. You might think that is a rip off but considering it is 5p for an Indian and £1 for us it is hard to complain.
As usual once we are in someone offers to show us round. Of course he is not a "guide". He does not want paid. We can just give him a gift at the end. We manage to brush him off and go to the door of ...
... a cannabis yogurt drink. Drenched, we sit in the sun and non-stop, people keep wishing us 'happy holi' and hugging us. We go to another temple and there is a group of people sitting besides a drum and some of the older indian women are singing the loudest. As it's close to midday light is coming directly into the temple and all the particles in the air are visible. A cow wonders inside. When we continue walking someone grabs my sunglasses and ...
... a cry of discomfort and quickly set me down. I was sad because I was no longer being carried, and absolutely surprised that anything could hurt my Daddy. But I also learned that day that even older people have feelings. He told me, "That hurts! Don't ever hurt people." I guess (at the tender age of 5 years old) I had never thought about grown-ups or older people having feelings, but from that day on my eyes were opened to the fact ...
... of Mary said: the world is a bridge pass over it, but build no house on it. He who hopes for an hour may hope for eternity. The world endures but an hour. Spend it in prayer for the rest is unseen."
Akbar moved his court here from Agra for only 13 years, 1572 to 1585. This site is very connected with a Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chishti, who was credited with blessing Akbar with is son, Salim. There is a shrine to Sheikh Salim in the middle of the ...
Our final stop at the village was a women’s cooperative, where women are trained to make various handcrafts, including clothing for men and women, blankets, tablecloths and runners, and all sorts of cute stuffed animals. This is the place that Lana had really been looking forward to visiting. The prices were reasonable and the quality of the craftsmanship was excellent; she came away with many purchases.
The cooperative is the brainchild of a ...