Hotel Residency Palace
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Conference facilities
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... a stock of entertainment. Besides all the stares and possible ****-talking, groups of Indians always ask to take a picture with you especially at touristy areas... I don't know what the reason is for this- maybe it's just to say they made American friends, or maybe they like to laugh about all the pictures with tourists with their friends and the joke is on us. At first this was kind of fun and cute, but we got pretty tired of being the ...
... that was used after cremations for ritualistic bathings of the royal family. Inside the temple we could see the sun would shine right through the marble and light up the inside. A very peaceful place. We headed back up to the top of the hill to see the statue of Maharaja Man Singh on horseback, looking up at the Fort, but on the way we stopped to listen to a fellow playing some kind of homebuilt musical instrument that sounded like a sitar. ...
... 8217;s contact here, who gave us a quick background to Jodhpur - it was founded by the Maharaja Jodha; when towns end with a ‘pur’ or ‘pura’ it had a Hindu founder, when it’s a ‘abad’ (e.g. Ahmedabad) it had a Muslim one; Jodhpur is also known as Sun City; the blue was to indicate homes of Brahmins - who would be on invaders' Do Not Kill Register; and blue also keeps away mosquitoes.
Our 9-seater Tempo stopped outside the gates to ...
... lunch at our favourite restaurant in jaislemer, trio, we stopped to look at one of the famous Havelis. The grand terraced house was hidden down a small side street off the main shops. It was still occupied so we couldn't see inside, however the exterior was enough to feast our eyes upon. The golden sandstone had been sculpted into liquid like patterns which matched the complexity of the designs we had seen in any of the forts and their palaces. Solid ...
... be our home for the night. Although grandly imposing, the palace is shy when approached from the town and only reveals itself at the last minute but the effect is jaw dropping. Begun in 1929 by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, it was built in a style much influenced by art-deco and has a pleasingly simple grandeur. The area was much affected by drought and possibly the depression so the Maharaja decided to build the palace to keep some of the ...