Hotel Hawa Mahal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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A great sleep, good breakfast and an extra half hour to pack have started this day off as the best in India so far, though no one being sick is probably the largest contributor. A spontaneous question first thing in the morning led a an immediate ten minute detour "how do all the stray cows survive?" This came from us learning that cows are not only holy here, it's illegal to kill them. Yet after they are done providing milk or young enough to till the ...
... t do it now, I will regret it for as long as I can remember it. The famous Lassi wala in Jaipur was something I've been wanting to try every since I've heard about it in audio compass. Lassi is a traditional drink that is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sugar in this case (or salt instead traditionally) that is popular in India and Pakistan. I've had a few since I got here, mostly in restaurants. Finally, confronted with the real thing, I had to pluck up my courage for ...
... a Bollywood film but it wasn't Bollywood unfortunately the only film showing was India's equivalent of Sherlock Holmes with no music or dancing so hopefully we can re-arrange and watch one in Mumbai. But seeing the cinema was still pretty impressive!!
We went to a vegetarian only restaurant for dinner and all chatted again and shared meals..jack was on the mushroom soup again at this point but he is slowly getting better!!
... and graceful palaces, but only the king may enter by the main gate.
Jaipur itself is a relatively modern city, founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It replaced the much older capital of Rajasthan, Amer, on the hills just six miles away. High on a craggy hilltop is the Amber Fort overlooking the lake below. Here the rulers of Rajasthan built their first palace in 1037, but the main developments ...
... still have not noticed 'any smells' that we were warned about before coming here. Our first stop of the day was at Dera Amer, a private Rajput farm where we experienced an elephant safari which was so much fun. We fed the elephants bananas first and then for a ride. What gentle animals for sure!!! We Lso saw where the elephants play polo and we were riding on the referee elephant. This is the polo capital of the world. We also found out that ...