Hotel Hawa Mahal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... gates, we saw a man wearing a turbin, playing an Indian flute and charming a snake out of the basket...just like the stories told us as kids. It was pretty neat to see. Our tour guide at the Amber Fort told us that snake charmers were around in the 17th century. The cobra snake's venomous pouch has to be removed monthly but sometimes the owner doesn't remember to remove it when he should and he gets bitten. Don't sign me up for that job! Once inside the City Palace, we right ...
Like traveling along the roads in India, shopping in Jaipur is not for the faint of heart. Bartering is a theatrical experience that requires wit, stamina and concentration. Buying a pashmina scarf goes something like this: -You like this pashmina ma'am? Beautiful pashmina for beautiful woman! -No thank you. Just looking. -Good, good. Just look. No buy. No buying ...
... that have no motor to help with pollution, but we feel bad for the poor driver; usually, they are thin men that struggle with the load;) . This leads me to an interesting story about our trishaw driver that took us to the hotel from the bus station when we first got into town. First off, I should mention how nice it is that every rickshaw driver is not trying to get us to go somewhere to get a commission off of ...
... the world is having our good nature and generosity taken for granted. We really have come to like Pal and we really get that people have to get what they can in this country, but... no.
We return to the car and affectionately fire him but he "calls his boss" and declares that he will make no money just to work for us because we're scrumptious or whatever the **** we are. Of course that's ********, but he does drop the price to a place we can deal ...
... bags down, then we were approached by somebody wanting to sell us a tour at our destination. We were pretty assertive in getting rid of him. We moved around trying to find the correct platform, a place to stand and somewhere away from the stench of urine. We found a clearing where nobody wanted to be. Ok, there was a large smeared pool of blood on the floor, a soaked towel and some 'matter' but comparatively, it didn't seem that bad. We were left in peace as everybody else was deterred ...