Maharaja Palace Hotel
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It's been a quiet and relaxing couple of days in the romantic city of Udaipur, although the powerful monsoon rain pierces the serene atmosphere. Yesterday we enjoyed a boat tour of Lake Pichola and got some nice views on a hilltop by a smaller lake, however the rickety, overcrowded cable cars used to reach the viewpoint did give us some cause for concern. We attempted ...
... their directions through some more monkey caves into an open court with sweeping views of the town. This one has a beautiful pond/fountain in the middle that must be pretty nice during the rainy season, but it’s dry now, and probably filled with monkeys. One side of the court is a room filled with columns capped with fighting black elephants – which is very cool. So we brush off the older guy who is pretty annoying ...
... as the one we caught in, only this time we could see why, the roads were an absolute state. I think not seeing was actually preferable. The comfort level inside definitely had been better before. As this time its was just a standard bus and we had all our stuff onboard with us. The connecting bus in Ajmer was more of the same too. After a gruelling 7 hours we finally found ourselves in Pushkar. Yay!!
As we found ourselves in Pushka for the Camel festival, we probably didn't see the same Pushka as people normally would. What we did find was a scene very similar to the Bendigo show, but without the show bags and with the worst circus imaginable. Pushka is a lovely place which is situated around a sacred lake with about 50 ghats leading down to it, hence is a very holy place. It is also (almost) a dry and vegetarian town. A beer can usually be had ...
... what we found was completely decrepit at best and falling down everywhere else.
What a contrast from the plush hotel in Agra. We immediately wondered how the children would cope. It was a ruined old fort that that just happened to have a couple of rooms to stay in. The people that met us hardy spoke and certainly did not explain anything and so we were left to piece together how the place would work, when we would ...
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