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... There's a lot of artwork lining the walls too but not the miniature stuff you get in Rajasthan, though it's just as detailed. This is beautifully executed fine art, a lot of which were done from photos of events and the people in the paintings actually existed. Some of these are talked about in the audio guide and on the virtual tour too.
One room has pietra dura detail on the floor, started by the craftsmen of Agra who ended up leaving in a huff ...
... of Indian tourists who insisted on each having a photo with us on all their cameras.
It was then time for our first night bus journey, the bus had reclining chairs and air conditioning which was fine. The Bollywood film they were playing loudly as we tried to sleep was not so fine.
We were heading to Kochi with no real plans of where we were heading to next......
Stacey and Ben x
... of local activity - it really was a enjoyable insight into local life and gave a number of photo opportunities.
After the market was the Palace which was very impressive. Having completely burnt down some time ago this was a relatively modern palace by Indian standards.
Street food for the evening meal and an early night ready for a big day of riding up into the hills of the Western Ghats the next day.
... a hype crafted as part of the marketing strategy and therefore was secretly hoping for a personal best, may be a 1:45. The start was perfect, I was feeling hydrated, had no pressure in the bladder, nerves were not jumping and the crowd was wonderful and disciplined.
Dot at 0630hrs, the HM was flagged off, I was going easy as per the plan, enjoying the lovely vistas; the canal with sacred Cauvery waters flowing all long the trail made ...
... 8211; in the hammocks in the
garden. Kate managed this ok although I hadn't watched her 'method'.
My hammock seemt really high – about 5ft – and I couldn't pull it down
low enough for me to sit on. I tried going for it forward, but
couldn't lift my leg up high enough. I would have asked Kate for some
assisstance but she was too busy giggling at my pathetic efforts. I then went
and got a chair, and ...