Travel Blogs from Udaipur
... made me real happy. We spent three days walking the narrow
streets of this little city on a lake.
They say it’s the Paris of India aka the Romantic city and in many ways
it is. Its just beautiful, if you can
ignore the litter and sad looking street dogs and the cows eating out of dumpsters.
We saw an amazing cultural performance of puppeteers, dancers and musicians in
an old mansion and saw an island palace all lit up at night while ...
... br> Mozzies are aplenty here so wouldn't be surprised if I get eaten again but I am covered in Indian mozzie cream and have ....... Dinners ready, tbc .......
Well, dinner was well and truly served. A banquet and enough for the 5000. Potatoes and cauliflower, rice, chicken with gravy (curry), yoghurt (cos I'm a wimp) and chapati. I am still awestruck by how the food keeps changing taste in your mouth. Often back home all you get is heat, so hot ...
I wake very early ........ can't sleep so I catch up on some editing and composing. It is about 4 am in the morning ...... shades of bygone days. Just where are those school reports ? The night is still. Train noises in the distance and finally internet that appears to have some speed and consistency.
We get up at 5.15 am, however, Gay becomes the first victim to "Delhi belly". She was to later ...
... there once the road started to go up into the hills. Then we could see the white tops of the temple towering through the trees. As Ganesh parked up the car we could see monkeys everywhere, that was good enough for Gem to like the place before she had even set foot inside the temples. The main temple complex is huge and took 63 years to build out of white marble. There are 1444 pillars inside and each one is carved different and the carving was very detailed and intricate. ...
... done using natural ingredients for the paint, are incredibly detailed with the paint brushes they use being made from squirrels hair and sometimes being only one strand in order that they can create the finest of details, and are all painted on camel bone (crushed and flattened out). We witnessed one of the master artists working on a piece which is expected to take him 5-6 months to complete. The detail was incredible and there were a number of finished paintings we ...
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