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... ghats. Pushkar is at an elevation of 1673 feet approximately. Reaching Pushkar is easy as the town has good connectivity of roads and the nearest airport is Sanganer Airport of Jaipur. The closest railway station is at Ajmer. October to March is the best time to visit Pushkar as the weather remains comparatively cooler at this time of the year.
So we set off at 9am. Today was the worst day of driving. Road works everywhere, so it was slow going. ...
... think this was the same thing. We were told we could make a donation after the ceremony if we liked so we moved forward. When I got seated down on the steps with a priest I started to get serious alarm bells so I asked the man who had been helping if there was a fee and again it was only the donation. The prayer ceremony itself was somewhat interesting as I attempted to keep up repeating a chat and at one point almost started laughing as it sounded like total ...
... covers you for this kind of thing. Then they start with the motorbikes which tear around on this wall getting higher and higher up, doing the whole no-hands thing, waving at the crowd, sitting sideways on their bike. People wave money over the edge and they try and grab it as they go around and stuff it into their mouths. It's amazing. Then the cars have a go and that's a whole different ball game, the ...
... fresh scent to us. Further up the
group we saw that in fact the men were carrying a stretcher with a dead body
wrapped tightly in cloth, so this was an Indian funeral march. The scent of
those flowers then invoked an altogether more sober response from this point
onwards. I thought to myself, “I hope this isn’t an omen” but I didn’t say
anything to Scott.
We drove down the highway and at one point our driver, who
was operating ...
... today as we left the camera in our room, but we’re are here for a week, maybe more, so will pop up a post when we have really settled in. I’m sure we will have a lovely time here, we’re looking at Yoga and meditation courses, we have Scotty’s birthday to look forward to, and of course lots of shopping and a good fat dose of chilling out!
Pictures to follow!
Love to everyone at home, hugs and kisses from us both.
Dan and Scotty