Hotel Jaisal Palace
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of local musicians. There were two young boys about 11 years old who played drums, some kind of very clever castanet thingy and a kind of accordion that emits a hypnotic drone. An older guy, possibly the father, played a drum and all three sang, the young lads so expressively that we were truly impressed, something we rarely are when watching ethnic folk music put on for tourists, but this was the real deal. Fourth member was a beautiful gypsy girl who danced for us in a ...
... we wandered through the narrow streets and out to the ramparts. We stopped at one point for photos and asked a young chap sitting in his shop doorway if he'd take one for us. He turned out to be sitting cross legged on a cushion painting a tiny picture of two elephants - painting miniatures is a particular specialty here and he was delightful, taking time in a very qiuet and unoppressive way (so unlike most shopkeepers we've come across) to show us his work. It ...
... a late dinner of spicy thali and then went off to bed.
The next morning we met for a simple breakfast provided by the hotel and consisting of bananas, toast, omelets, and tea before heading out to explore the Udaipur fort and palace. Like all of the Indian forts and palaces, this one had it's own unique history and architecture from intricately carved sandstone screens and winding halls to a tiger cage out front and a low wall where they would hold ...
... of fine goods but restricted herself to buying a book and some cards. Tea was taken in a rooftop restaurant. From there we ambled slowly back to the town and navigated ourselves erratically back to last night's restaurant where we had a pleasant lunch, then Tuk Tuk back to the hotel for a languorous afternoon. Jim had a quick splash in the pool. After seeing Caroline's purchases we were inspired to take the TukTuk back to the cooperative shop and buy ...
... We are reading a fair bit - even Megs shock horror! Slightly panicky about all that at times but there isn’t anything I can do about it. The wifi is so slow everywhere it’s almost impossible to do the blog either - pictures just won’t download, never mind Minnie’s movies. We’ll try again in Jaipur or Agra.
After a morning walking around the fort with it’s tiny rambling alleyways, overhanging stone balconies and tiny shops, ...