Hotel Baljees Regency
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... encountered before, who told us that all the trains were full and refused to offer us alternative routes. Annoyed and losing faith in our plan we went next door to the bus booking office to ask if there was any way they could suggest for us to get to Jaipur. Yet again we were faced with a rude and abrupt ticket officer who barely even looked at us while he spoke to us and told us everything was full. Exhausted and upset we sat down across from ...
... gracious building. In all there were 13 or 14 Viceroy's of India. Our guide said that " The Viceroy had flarish parties." I love to hear his terminology. My favorite from yesterday was, " ...and he became dead." Cracks me up. I digress.... A different time and era. It is sad for me to see the toll the weather and climate have taken on the building. And the gardens! There used to be a staff of 44 just for the gardens.
Inside there is ...
... mountains going higher and higher. As we went higher it got colder and colder and we ended up in ugg boots, jerseys, jackets and scarves, a big change from Bangkok where we were in vests and shorts just 12 hours before! The ride was so much more than we expected. The scenery was stunning and we saw a beautiful bright orange sunset, even though we froze to death hanging out the side of the train taking photos! We also stopped at a few stations on the way to our mountain ...
... signed India's independence with Gandhi, a small theatre, (youtube Michael Palin), a monkey temple complete with wild monkeys, and 'The Indian Coffee House' dating back to 1957, for people watching and respecting the sign above the till........."If convenient please speak slowly".
Having relaxed for afew days it was onto the final leg, and Delhi and Agra for the Taj ...