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We could rattle on for ages about the different birds that
we saw and Tonto kept a list on our behalf, but please accept that we saw a
multitude of exotic and majestic birds.
The day ended is semi darkness and such were the efforts of
our guide that we were the last people out of the place.
We were billeted in a pretty smart hotel this time. In fact
it was of sufficient quality that there was a large ...
... local life. Everyone was smiley and curious to see us. We popped in to the local school which happens to be a private one - yet extremely basic building with no doors and pupils sitting on the floor in front of the blackboard. 1 year tuition fee is about £40, which is not small money for the locals. I visited the maths class and kids were very shy yet excited. Many were asking my name and where I'm from, but then when i took a ...
... known as Jodhaa Bai but according to our PhD-pursuing-history-scholar guide, her name was actually Harka Bai). These alliances brought peace for a period. For each of his wives he built a palace within the complex - that gives you a sense of scale and size of the place.. It is said his favourite wife was Jodhaa Bai for whom he built a temple and even a separate kitchen (as she was a strict vegetarian). Their story was the subject ...
... seeking to break free from the caste system, which is very much still alive here. Thus for nearly 1000 years Sarnath had disappeared until a 19th century British archaeologist began excavations in the area and unearthed the remnants of a very large temple and monastery, and a giant stupa (ceremonial mound) was also found on what is purported to be the site of Buddha's tree. The observations of a Chinese visitor at the height of Sarnath's importance confirmed the ...
... the dry season.Its hot as we walk round. Probably about 35 degrees.
It costs 20 times as much for a foreigner to visit the Palace. You might think that is a rip off but considering it is 5p for an Indian and £1 for us it is hard to complain.
As usual once we are in someone offers to show us round. Of course he is not a "guide". He does not want paid. We can just give him a gift at the end. We manage to brush him off and go to the door of ...