Hotel City Palace
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Bollywood night was pretty awesome. One of the top performers in India was there (surprise, surprise) and all of the Indian people were very excited.
Hina and Gaurav performed a short dance, along with several family members.
One of the top caterer's in India was hired to prepare a humongous buffett for the guests, and of course, …
Udaipur. Holy smokes. Can this be India? Our $15 hotel is roughly the equivalent of the Park Hyatt (but no TV). From the open air rooftop restaurant one can almost touch the delicate wedding cake of The Lake Palace Hotel. The lake brings clean fresh air and a relaxing mountain vista, indeed, it feels like a little slice of Switzerland, bearing in …
... afternoon tickling our taste buds. We visited a masala shop and very quickly became addicted to all the different masalas available, sniffing up their aromas. We just couldn’t leave the shop without buying something and justified that we could add to our load and buy some masala for the BBQs we are planning to have in South Africa and Australia! That’s forward planning for you. ...
As the sky increasingly turned dark blue, I finished my mission with great relief, only to realise that the high wall is part of a Hindu temple! What have I effing done!!?? I could be executed for blasphemy!
(You readers are probably thinking that I may have sensationalised this incident. Maybe. Maybe not. You decide! -Ed)
En route to Jodhpur
I hurried back to the bus only to be told that my bus stand is actually ...
... window. Arrival at our lovely, quirky, hotel coincided with a wedding procession across the road at the city's well known "Party Plot" as it self proclaimed on its sign. Baba walked us across the road and jostled aside other onlookers so that we could watch the groom's family walk him into the venue. It was exhilarating - dancing, noise, colour, a marching band, women walking alongside with candelabras on their head which were powered by ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel City Palace Jodhpur
Very beautiful Museum that gives a glimpse of how the life of the Indian emperors could have been
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