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... of them and we are able to visit several, including one that is now a museum. Inside are displays on regional dress and turbans. You can tell where in India a person is from by how their turban is tied or the style of dress. Allen gets a lesson in turban tying. The Havelis are everywhere and it is fun to walk down the narrow streets and discover one after ...
Wonderful nights sleep in almost absolute silence and a late start for breakfast at 9 which was served in the garden. It seems to be the way here that you have a substantial breakfast and dinner and a snack for lunch and so the feast starts with a tray laden with fruit and nuts and dried fruit and freshly squeezed orange juice. Then comes a plate of prepared fruit followed by the lightly spiced porridge with nuts and the final course of a ...
... eat some snacks so what we decided to do the same and ordered tea and snacks. I am not sure what made me to drink tea since I was quite drunk. After spending few hours, we began our journey again for Sikar. After half an hour drive, we arrived at Sikar, drunk, partially unconscious, were not really sure if arrived at place where indented to. We stopped the Car before entering the Sikar, tried to read few sign boards which ...
... for luck. We had a delicious vegetarian lunch (oh
god, more food!!) eaten by hand sitting cross-legged on the main bed of the
house. Such lovely hospitality.
After a much needed afternoon nap back in my room, I watched
Sarla cook the evening meal, and joined in on making chappatis and chai. During
the cooking session was the daily visit by a large bull, who pokes his head in
the front door and expects to be given a couple of chapattis. Bizarre!
... to once again hold his camera.
Mandawa is certainly worth a visit for the havelis which make up the town. This is an 18th century settlement and the magnificent havelis were built in 18th and 19th century by wealthy merchants from proceeds from their silk route trading. We were fortunate to stay in a restored 18th century haveli and it was truly magnificent.
We did a walking tour of the town in the late afternoon and I was fascinated by the ...