Jaipur Pride (Home Stay)
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... we rode on 4x4 jeeps through a series of cobblestone streets and narrow alleys before reaching the top of the hill which gave us amazing views of a valley and lake below.
And then, by passing through an enormous gate, I stood in the courtyard of Amber Fort!
... over the city without being seen. Next was my favourite, Galta temple (monkey temple) where we picked up some monkey nuts and had monkeys climbing all over us, with one baby monkey precariously perching itself on my head! There was also a snake charmer who offered to put the defanged snake on us, which we declined, so instead he put it around the neck of a child!! Last of the sightseeing was a large victory spiral tower, which allowed for ...
This was the moment when our original itinerary was changed.
Some notable alterations were made thanks, as ever, to the trusty Ashwami.
During the first few days of the journey whilst assuming the role of guide, mentor,
stand up comedian and best friend on the sub-continent, he had also listened carefully
to our conversations. Understanding our likes and dislikes, he subsequently
then suggested that perhaps we might prefer a couple of stops to ...
... at 1:10 thinking I had loads of time as they close at 5 however they closed at 1:30 on that day and I hadn't had my parcel sewn up in fabric for the Indians idea of extra security. I found a local seamstress and watched her and the 2 other girls in the room cover and sew up my parcel in about 4 minutes flat. Running back to the postoffice I managed to fall over another dog and measure my length in the street. However I did manage to get the parcel in on time so there's ...
... hers and she kindly asked if I wanted to sit with her while I caught my breath and wipe the sweat from my brow... Again!! We started chatting and we became instant friends. She was on her way back from visiting home to Jaipur for her midterms. She had been a teacher for a couple years before she decided to go to school for her masters program. She wanted to start a business and work her way up to making a difference for her country. After a while I layed down to snooze for a ...