Hotel Padmini Palace
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... anyway. Why the **** not ay? By "four or five dishes" she actually means an aloo gobi type thing, masala paste, rice, puri bread and some manner of thing made from curd. But again, it was cheap. It's more of a case of she cooks and tells you what she's doing whilst you watch and take notes but guys... it's so ******* simple I reckon even I could do it without burning the kitchen down ...
Diwali, India's famous festival of lights, was upon us. Diwali celebrates several important events in the Hindu scriptures, but the most important story comes from the Ramayana, or story of Prince Ram. Several months ago, the demon Ravana had stolen Ram's bride away to his fortress on Sri Lanka. During the holiday of Dusshera, Hindus had commemorated Ram's victory over Ramana. Now, during Diwali, they commemorated his triumphant ...
The lake is beautiful and again we seem to have done alright as far as hotels go. Nicely located and fairly cheap, with great rooftop views. Around the corner we found another pool to while away a day.
We had dinner with a lovely elderly couple who come highly recommended in the Rough Guide at Queens Restaurant (Which has just one table but the food was prepared with love and it tasted great). In fact we went back to Queens ...
... I started the tour but got totally waylaid by talking to someone else ! Being flexible in India is a must but I like how you never know what to expect, and all my diversions have been amazing.
With now only an hour until my appointment, I abandoned the Palace (good excuse to come back) and went for a boat ride instead.
One thing I HATE about India is the men spitting all the time. It's bloody disgusting and almost always totally unnecessary. While waiting for ...
... stickers on it. I volunteered to bat first, with the wicket in pristine condition, I could see myself batting for a while here. Bowling wasn't bad so I fended a few off politely, waiting patiently to send this ****er into the next village. I then apparently nicked off, the decision was dubious and I wasn't sure but because the BCCI don't implement the review system in India, I was on my way. It was then my turn to bowl, so I threw down some dross off spin. First ball, the smelly ...