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... their sides and trying to catch their breath.
Another standard tourist attraction is Monsoon Palace, made famous by the James Bond film, Octopussy. So one afternoon it was time for a game of how many tourists can you fit in a rickshaw designed for four? Apparently six, but there's not enough room for six people, a driver and all of the circulation in your legs. A few of us ...
... a stroll and our life in our hands to walk along the busy streets avoiding dogs, cows, cars, tuk tuks and scooters. Lots of invitations for Niamh to spend time with a variety of young men - thankfully she declined or I would never have found my way back!
Bit of a snooze and then up to the terrace for some masala tea and sunbathing - really wonderful to feel the heat 30c.
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We have thoroughly enjoyed our time in Udaipur and before we left, we caught a cool sunset from our haveli's rooftop restaurant whilst watching huge fruit bats fly over us and a neighbouring house setting off fireworks to conclude the recent festivities.
So back on the train it is and off to Pushkar for our next stop.
... After the dinner we fancied another drink so went on a hunt to find a bar. We were following the sound of music like bees to honey and it worked because we found a really cool small cafe/bar run by a really funny local guy that went out his way to get us some alcohol. We ended up hanging out with him and his friends watching a Bollywood movie featuring Brighton beach. It was so amusing to see the big BRIGHTON PIER sign surrounding by indian ...
... went to the Baratiya Lok Kala Museum, which is basically a museum, where a puppet show for 15mins is held. Since I had never seen a puppet show before, that experience was something to remember. After seeing the puppet show, I went to the vintage car museum, which hosts the cars that the kings used in the early days. After visiting that, I headed back to my hotel. Not that I wanted to go back to the hotel but my phone had run out of juice since it was under heavy pressure ...