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... top of one of the turrets and had a cool beer watching the sun set, awesome. Following this we had a hot curry dinner then it was dress up time, four of us girls dressed up in the full sari costume and the men put turbans on and we had a laugh taking pictures. Two of the guys on our tour are into the opera scene so we ended the night with them singing to us..fantastic.
... fort palace built on a hill. It is however much bigger and is spread out over a huge area. We have a room right at the top with a balcony overlooking the rest of the hotel and the town and country below.
We check in and then set off on another Himalayan hike up to our room leading a string of Sherpas carrying our luggage on their heads. There was a perceptible groan when they heard that we were in the highest room in the hotel.
At the top of the hill the hotel has ...
... On the other hand it is great that there are enough people in India with an income sufficient to go to malls and live in expensive housing. There is still an awfully long way to go but it has been good to see on each of my visits to the country that there is a way forward and especially in the last fifteen years or so things really are changing for the better.
We carry on south west and pass through a town called Bhiwadi. Even here in what a few years ago would have been ...
... the children stood up to receive their presents. "Thank you." "You're welcome." "Thank you." "You're very welcome." "Thank you." "You are welcome." Over and over again for 62 times for each gift; it was a lucky decision on our part to purchase 70 of each item rather than 60! A few children, after saying thank you, asked "What is your name?" But when I told them and asked for theirs, their English extended no further ...
... After the almost regular afternoon rain we headed to a beautiful lake that was just a few Kim's along the road. The water was very calm and one could 'feel the serenity'. Overlooking the lake is a small palace (now a restaurant) that affords great view of the lake especially so from the upper levels. There are several boating options on the lake, varying from pedalos to motor boats. I chose to take a ride on a scooter boat (jet ski) which raced around the lake at 150 ...