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... the Moughal empire during battle. These elephants were trained to carry a sword in their trunk and attack the other side’s horses by slicing at their legs. It was an interesting and gruesome technique that we had never heard of before but sure enough we saw a horse with an elephant trunk that was used to confuse the attacking beasts and let the Maharaja’s horse sneak past this dangerous trap.
After finishing up at the palace we headed back into ...
Mit der optimalen Uferlage am malerischen Pichola See, den weiß gestrichenen Havelis und den spitzen Tempeltürmen, die von den detailreichen und fein verzierten Balkonen und Kuppeln des Stadtpalastes überragt werden, soll Udaipur zu einer der schönsten (und ruhigsten^^) Städte Indiens zählen.
Um 6:30 erreiche ich die Stadt. Ich habe Glück und kann mir ein Tuk Tuk mit drei Reisenden aus China teilen. Für die Fahrt zahle ich 0.80 €. Da das Hotel zugesperrt ist, muss ich ...
... 160; About halfway to udiapur we stopped for some snacks and a quick pee break. From there we continued on for about 4 more hours through hilly terrain that felt a bit like the winding roads of Uganda. When we finally got off the bus we load into tuk tuks that were parked in an area that just reeked of urine. I was glad when we pulled out and then raced through busy winding streets to the centre of udiapur. I turned my laundry in and then we headed out for a short ...
... the surrounding countryside and could see many of the buildings within the walls. However to explore these we would have required a number of days !
Once we left we stopped to have lunch at a local "cafe" - freshly made pakora and coke for about £1 - before we set off on the final leg to Udaipur. Though it was only 90 kms away we were told it would take about 3 hrs as we had to get out of the hills before rejoining a decent ...
... have to leave your shoes out. The temple is very beautiful and peaceful and there are audio guides available if you don't care for those pestering human ones!
We really rushed back after this and caught our bus to Jaisalmer, which we had booked sitting in Bangalore over redbus (could you think of such luxuries 10 years ago!? thanks to technology!!). The bus - Kamlesh travels was quite OK except for its smelly seats - it started on time and reached on time and we all slept soundly :-)