Marvel Umed Hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Smoking rooms available
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... was interesting as I sat next to an Agricultural Scientist from Jodhpur and we had a long conversation about Agriculture in India. Dr Bhati was a fountain of knowledge about Rajasthan and was particularly keen to recommend several places I had not visited.
I arrived in Bharatpur after nightfall and it was considerably colder than my previous visit. The famous fog (the Delhi Fog) was already gathering and I hurried to Iora Guesthouse, where I ...
... was with the kids. Same thing...different context. :) Today we saw a marble Cenotaph, built by the queen for her husband. It is the same marble and architecture as the Taj Mahal but much smaller and built by a woman's command, not a man's. Around the large marble Cenotaph are all of the urns of the royal family over the centuries. It was there that we met a man by the name of 'Rose' in Hindi language. He spoke pretty good english and gave us a guided ...
... to Jaisalmer. This journey ultimately turned into the longest single journey on one mode of transport I have ever taken because we were delayed for 7 hours, making the journey a total of 24 hours. The six women in the group were in a communal carriage space the size of about 6ft by 6ft by 10ft for this time, so we absolutely made the most of it by getting to know each other and by the time we arrived in Jaisalmer our group was fully initiated! Jaisalmer - fort life, star sleep over ...
... built, thus incurring the curse of the hermit. To deflect the effect of the curse and ensure the site is propitious, the Maharaja had a man buried alive in the foundations of the fort. The man was Rajiya Bambi (Meghwal) and he was promised that in return his family would forever more be looked after by the Rathore kings. It was a promise that has been honored and Rajiya's descendants continue ...
... and savory kachoris. The former proving to be a bit too sweet even for my sweet tooth. We finally made it to the hotel, which I admit I picked not just for the great reviews but also for the lovely ambience and the care the owners have taken to retain the quaint look.
Kachoris - check, Quaint Haveli - check, it was time for the majestic Mehrangarh and the Flamenco Gypsy festival. I must admit there is something about ...