Hari Mahal Palace
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... on your feet! Luckily our Transindus guy intercepted us and we were re- united with our driver , Harpal Singh "Harry" who brought us to this exquisite hotel. We decided to spend the main afternoon snoozing and enjoying our surroundings. However, as usual, we got bored so decided to take a stroll around our local streets. Bazaars selling everything from second hand tyres to puri's next to textiles and jewellery shops. Everything looks so unappetising and the bazaars so dirty that we ...
... to visit the observatory as well but that closes at 5. By the time we made our way over, the gate has already closed and we became the last people who were let in for we already got our tickets (it is a joint ticket with a few other places, including the amber fort). However, neither of us know or cared to research much regarding this place and the audio guide was not available any longer. We ended sitting down at one apparatus, listened to audio compass' three minute guide ...
... if only those ^$%^# tourists would get out of my way!
This structure was built in 1799 as a high screen wall so that the women of the royal household could observe street festivities while unseen from the outside.
Constructed of red and pink sandstone, I don’t have to tell you, ...
... and the guide was, of
course, an expert at spotting them. At one stage he called our jeep to a rapid
halt and told us to look over to our left at the fork in a tree. This tree must
have been at least 100 yards away but he detected two Spotted Owls sitting
safely and snugly in their hideaway.
Our favourite bird, however, was the highly colourful Rufous
Treepie. Part of the magpie family this chap is found in great numbers and is
... like to visit a Textile Co-Operative, absolutely no need to buy anything but to just see - and that if we went it would be helping him out too. Now we wouldn’t describe Imran’s technique as being persuasive, more like tenacious and relentless. It was easier to just say yes in the end. Plus we had no clue where we were and therefore, we were rather in his hands…..So, off we went, down some more old, desolate ...