Hotel Residency Palace
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking rooms
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After leaving Jaisalmer we stopped at a place on the side of the road that is a temple to a Bullet bike ( Royal Enfield). Story goes, a guy was riding his bike home one night & crashed, killing him instantly. The police came & retrieved the body & the bike taking the bike to the nearest police station about 20kms away. The next day the bike reappeared at the accident site. After this happened a few times they decided to leave ...
... blocks to spread the news that some foreigners had arrived. I asked Jai if he had cleared the visit with the school's administration and he said that he had not; feeling for the teachers who would have to deal with the ensuing unannounced chaos, I asked him to talk to the headmaster before we went further, and I stayed near the gate until waved in. We visited a 9th form (grade 8) class first, where the kids were sitting in the dark, on the cement floor, cross legged, notebooks ...
... the entrance ticket to which comes with a free audio guide which we enjoyed a bit too much. The fort also has a resident palm reader who is famed for his accurate and detailed readings, or so they said. He was a sweet little old man with glasses that we couldn't say no to, so took a seat to give him a shot at reading our personality, health and lifeline. Most of the reading we sat shaking with ...
... right - but only a few.
Cursory security check at the entrance to the fort. We all opted for the recommended excellent audio guide. Iz's PAN card for her residential tax paying status sufficed as a deposit for all our audio guides. Obligatory fresh lime soda at stop no.7 since by now the day was heating up. The Maharajah's Palace Museum was full of splendiferous things. Palanquins made from wood covered with silver, ...
... were gawked at (something we've gotten used to). We bought a few things and even tried a few foods and sweets. Ironically, we never felt unsafe or threatened. In fact, we loved it. Only fatigue ended the evening.
But I have to tell you one quick story about Old Delhi. Bonnie was looking for a pair of earrings as a last momento of our visit. We were in a tiny jewelry shop (one of dozens there- it seems that Indians love jewelry!). ...