Hotel Pushkar Palace
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... to peak out. There were dozens of monkeys playing just nearby that we enjoyed watching. We befriended a fluffy dog that was chasing the monkeys for sport. Luckily, the monkeys were much, much cleverer than the dog so there was no carnage nor danger for the little monkeys. The priests in the temple began to make beautiful music with chimes as the sun rose; it was incredible. We enjoyed the sunrise with our chai before heading back down for our drive to ...
... a charming tiny place called The Laughing Buddha perched
up high on the sunny balcony ate a delicious home-made veggie breakfast, and
chocolate cookies straight from the oven, yum yum! There was a pet turtle there
who walked up and down the balcony, pooing on the rug, eurgh, ha ha The owner
was a really lovely guy, who takes in volunteers for the local school, and we may
go back and have a chat with him about that if we have time here to share some
stories with ...
... to flog a camel ride, to which we said thanks but no thanks, and then he tried to flog us some weed, which we also said thanks but no thanks. We touched a part of the bazaar en route to the temple before heading down a dirt track towards the temple hill. It was a hot walk down this track which then came out onto a road bit that had some small shops by the side of it. There were some young Indian kids who asked us if we had any sweets, we didn't but decided to see ...
... It was tasty enough but also most than twice the size of the lassis I had several days before.
Shortly afterwards I met some of my fellow travelers for dinner at an Italian restaurant not too far from our hotel. Pushkar is a holy city, which means bhang is legal but alcohol is illegal. This is still India, though, so when you order a beer in a place where it's illegal the can just comes wrapped in aluminum foil to be drunk from a coffee mug. About halfway ...
... laughed and replied " I am in India" he did not seem to find this amusing. looked in my ear again, say aaaahhhh again then announced that I have an ear infection and gave me some antibiotics, goodbye.
---Tracey's right of reply--
I hereby state the following:
1. My joke about the camels flying helicopters was warmly received by the *******, burping camel driver who was on my camel with me. On second thoughts, perhaps it was more of ...