Hotel Rajwara Palace
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... Lovely man. He counts among his guests prince Charles and Camilla, Richard Gere, rockabilly etc.
Quite a few bought carpets and we were left poorer with our purchase.
We didn't have a cc with us so he delivered to the hotel that night complete with his french beret.
Had an interesting lunch at the hotel reminding us of faulty towers. Complete with a black edition ...
... the bonnet and splitting the windscreen of his previously unblemished car. I asked Ravi about the cow, his reply "Cow dead". It was the first time in fifteen years of tour driving that he had struck a cow, a statistic that I find almost impossible to believe because in India, cows are king.
They are everywhere, but usually on the road, staring wistfully at the pavement, or more commonly ambling aimlessly, stupidly, dangerously and righteously down the centre line ...
... and acts as an insect repellent. Back in the day only Brahmans, the priest caste who interpret the holy Vedas and lead rituals, could have a blue house. These days anyone can get in on the action and the result is some fab views from the hilltop. So I allocated Jodhpur one whole day then proceeded to do everything I could fit into daylight hours. I went to the fort, I checked out that little memorial ...
... loading on to a bus for our excursion.
We started with a visit to the Umaid Bhawan Palace, home to the reigning Maharaja Gaj Singh. It is a beautiful combination palace and museum that was built in 1929 by British architect Henry Lanchester for Maharaja Umaid Singh.
Our next stop was a neighboring location - Jaswant Thada. It is a memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It was a very peaceful and beautiful setting with ...
... have missed the entrance when I had dosed off, so I got off the bus at the temple with my gear, and tried to phone the Aranywas Hotel. It turned out that they were a further 7 kms back up the mountain, so I asked them to organise a Taxi for me, which they told me would take 45 mins as they were in the middle of nowhere and the taxi would have to come from somewhere else.
I decided to look at the temple (which I wanted to visit anyway) while I was there. ...