Travel Blogs from Jaipur
... he would meet Ajay and give it to me! Complicated huh. The hotel couldn't give it over without my permission and wanted me to email them to confirm they could hand it over. This is India and only high rated venues have wifi. We stopped at a roadside restaurant ( they are everywhere in that area) where I ordered mulligatawny soup (nice too) and the management let me use their laptop with a dongle! Well, I ate my lunch, went to the loo, talked to some other tourists and the ...
... with old The Pink City, where we bought some really "on trend" hareem pants. Even Ryan has some, he was getting lots of strange looks after putting them on so I am not sure how often he will wear them. I got myself a Sari, which I will no doubt wear down the Nelly when I get home! We then spent time walking around the City Palace and a place called Jantar Mantar. Our second day in Jaipur was brilliant. We decided to visit Hawa Mahal, a Palace that was ...
... Even so, the rug we bought took 9.5 months to complete! You start to realise why they are so expensive.
The block print cloth is also still made in the traditional way using wooden blocks and natural dyes - yellow from turmeric, green from mango leaves, brown/red from henna etc - and fixed by letting the colours dry in the sunlight for 2 days. Frankie has a souvenir elephant print to bring home that she helped to create.
Returning from ...
... lettuce, she then put it in her bag and off she went! WERID!
We then jammed all six of us into the back of the tuk tuk and then took off for home. Our lazy day, that wasn't so lazy but we managed to tick a lot of boxes, shopping done and western food cravings satisfied. ...
... some of the instruments but we couldn't understand a single thing he was saying and yet he was also speaking really slow. So in the end we bit the bullet, well beth did, and told him and that we wanted a new guide. CRINGE is an understatement. As we ALL walked back to the entrance, the other guides immediately asked us if we didnt understand him, so it must be a common problem, but we still felt really bad. The second guide was really good, the instruments there are ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility