Mapple Empire Regency Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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There's not much to say about the Amber Fort that photos can't convey better. The only thing we will say is that it's the most photograph-able location that we have ever been. Trains of decorated elephants, 400 year old crumbling walls, well maintained gardens (including a "floating garden" on the lake), Indian actors and a film crew, a lake, a hall of mirrors, cheeky monkeys and a persistent hawker for every ten tourists.
After the Amber Fort, ...
... doing to stare at us, like they'd never seen westerners before. Becoming increasingly nervous and finding nothing of interest we decided to head back to the hotel. Just down the road from the hotel a local shot over to us on his motorbike pretty sure we were about to end up in a scene from the film Taken (dramatic I know), I was glad to realised after an hour or so that this guy just wanted a chat. We sat drinking chai with Bharat and his ...
... of the charmer and waved her up to touch the snake. Very cool to see that in real life and not just the movies. Grabbed another yummy Indian lunch next and then tackled walking through a market. More browsing and shooting than shopping and still very fun. Last stop of the day was to drive to a top of hill to get a view of the city at sunset. Heavy haze didn't allow for great photo opps but did give us an idea of how expansive the cityscape was. Our guesthouse offers ...
... of finally getting to the Taj, the rain even waited until the afternoon before it began to pour down, so on to the next city! It was dry again by the time we reached our next stop - Jaipur, Rajasthan, (the most colourful region in India). We arrived early evening ready for a rooftop dinner before a day of colourful sight seeing. The colours immediately show too, from the sari's worn here to the Pink City itself - everything is bright and ...
... be any good. I bought her 8, in colours that I hope will be ok. They are single sheets which are actually quite big so she could cut them in half I suppose. They were 2000 rupees, so a bargain at £24 instead of the £400 she'd have to pay at home and if they're rubbish, then it's not a big problem is it. I hope they're ok, been slightly stressing about them, all of the ones I went to previously all seemed to have elephants or camels on, but these are plain ...