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... these gates.
Once you step out of these gates, you see the Jami Masjid across the main road. This is the biggest masjid of them all and the most intricately worked upon.
There are beautiful carvings on the exterior minars, walls, windows and the supporting pilalrs.
On the east side there is porch with some delicate perforated stone work.
Day 6 Friday - Vadodara
According to the Royal India Tour itinerary, it is now time to move out of the royal state of Rajasthan to be a guest in another stately province of India, Gujarat. On your arrival in Vadodara, you can explore the sleepy town of Jambughoda and savor a delectable lunch there.
Later, visit the heritage sites of Champaner and Pavagadh before ...
... to eat. However, this morning, we realised that we had forgot the tetanus vaccination in Ahmedabad, so we went to the local pharmacist and picked up a vaccination pack.. something you can't do in England! We also went and got some antibiotics as I still am not feeling 100%.
In the afternoon, when I got back, we had some lunch and chilled out for a couple of hours, before asking the neighbour if she knew any decent doctors who would be able to ...
... using train toilets etc. Pretty much bed-ridden all day, apart from the evening when I managed to summon some energy to carry on with this kite festival.
Felt a bit more alive today, didn't do much on the whole, just chilled in the house all day. Went to the local shops. That's about it to be honest.
Today I woke up at around 10am, and went with my grandad ...
... I last visited the city in 2004 is the poverty that surrounds you wherever you walk, even in the most expensive parts of the area. Anyway, I better be off now as it's 11:30pm and better start packing for my 2 week long rail journey around northern India - or as the route is known as: 'The Golden Triangle'.
This morning after having woken up, I had to make another trip into town, this ...