Hotel Maya International
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... parade bloodying themselves to commemorate the killing of Mohammed's grandson Hussein and the beginning of the Sunni/Shiite rift which continues to this day. Nidhi explained that it is very sensitive, that visitors are not allowed and that the gates of the city would be closed by about 4 PM. In the past Ashura had been the occasion of some violence, and she wanted to be well clear of the old city. We could in fact see crowds gathering for the parade, and bands forming ...
... way when we went up and some of the guides were hitting the elephants. Our elephant ended up spitting all over us...it was kinda gross and I was glad the ride didn't last very long. This Palace was the residents of the former Jaipur Royals. It was lovely with mirror-studded alcoves and dazzling mosaics. Later, I headed to the Solar Observatory which was designed by King Justa. This was his 5th and final attempt at making an observatory. It look him 5 tries ...
... be a real baddie and a coward, father forgives him and allows Mr Panti and Dimpi to have a 'love marriage', everyone cheers and hollers with delight........lips touch (very risqué in a Hindi movie!), fireworks go off on queue - classic stuff! All this fun and jolliment for Rs90 (about
$1.80), a far cry from the rip off $20 you pay in Australia and quintessentially Indian.
As we are nearing the end of our 15-month trip, we are finding it increasingly difficult to refrain from shopping. Especially in the Rajasthan area where the colors are vibrant and the prices are ridiculously low. In all of our shopping excursions leading up to this point we were told that Jaipur had the best markets in all of India and everything we bought anywhere else had previously been purchased there. So I was beyond excited. And ...
... Prince Charles and Diana. Raghu showed us some of his collection of antique swords including one used by his great-grandfather.
We then went by rickshaw to a shopping area outside the old town where we had time to explore for a while. Our next highlight was to go to a Bollywood movie in a 1300-seat single screen theatre. Raghu explained to us that it was perfectly acceptable to stand up and dance, to use your cellphone, ...