Jawahar Niwas Palace
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... the displays and all more interested in us. From the ramparts there were beautiful views of the Brahmin section or Blue City. We are told that the houses were painted blue to indicate the Brahmin class and that the lime in the paint acted as an insect repellant. We would have liked more time to explore this part.
Heading towards Jaisalmer, the scenery became more desert like with villages featuring round thatched huts, similar in style ...
... asked for. Getting hard hearted in my old age and my negotiating skills have improved markedly after a few days shopping here. Lilu took us on our last ride down to the station where we found the train ready and waiting. Boarding was quick and easy and we find four French tourists sitting opposIte. Sorted out the bags and set ourselves up for an 11 hour journey arriving in Jaipur at 4 am. We've arranged a pick up and for our rooms ...
... towered above the city. This was easily the most impressive fort we had come across (although we did love Jaisalmer's sandcastle) and you could feel its presence around Jodpur as if it was staring down challenging its enemies to try their luck. We used this as an excuse to avoid the tour of the fort (and the fact that we had been warned by other travelers that they got hassled constantly as they went around). Instead we decided to take a more original approach to viewing the fort; ...
... An hour or so later and after a hilarious conversation with the hotel owners "brother" (an oddly convincing sales man... But in a very peculiar manner) we had successfully booked ourselves onto a camel safari for the following night.
Excited to see the city we ventured off to explore the narrow busy lanes of jaisalmer, we stumbled across lots of narrow, winding streets and beautiful havelis. We then made our way through the series of gates out of the fort to explore ...
... happy to look out the window and take photos of different things passing by her window. You don't get a window up top so there was nothing to see. I did sit with Gem towards the end of the train journey - both of us at each end of the bunk facing each other making sure we weren't sitting too close to offend the Indian people on the train.
The scenery the train was travelling through was very barren and desert like, even so we still saw herds of cows and goats. The ...