Maharaja Palace Hotel
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What a dreadful nights lack of sleep! The electric was off most of the night and sweltering hot, with howling dogs, hard bed, lack of a decent pillow all adding to the nightmarish quality of it all. I did sleep for a short time but woke up wringing wet, and to add insult to injury there was no water for a shower to cool down. The manager of the …
... are part of the sensory feast.
But we started to get a little disoriented so we hired a tuk-tuk to the other side of town and walked along the Nawal Sagar lake. It’s mostly dry now, but still provides a nice foreground to the city, palace and fort. We also spent time watching a bunch of kids play cricket and ate some sort of Indian crisps I bought from a cart by the cricket pitch. Sara said I was an idiot for eating ...
... the baby Jesus…in India!
With the decorations being balloons, lights, stars and cake it seemed quite the combination between Christmas and a birthday. Maybe they picked up the ideas for decorating from some birthday celebrations…and since Christmas is not really celebrated in India these are all they have for decorations. However you could say that Christmas really is a birthday party anyway…Happy Birthday Jesus!
We have lots of ...
Bundi must be the friendliest town in India. Instead of the usual requests for photos of us, most of the town wanted photos of themselves – from lively kids to sombre old men, everyone wanted to strike a pose! Duncan became the town photographer as every few metres we'd be greeted by ...
... this massive area with overgrown buildings, with smashed up glass mosaics and crumbling paintings. It was really atmospheric, and was fun poking around in all the rooms, and around the fort walls. The best bit was that there were literally hundreds of monkeys everywhere. When you enter the palace/fort complex, there is a stick bucket where you choose a stick to take with you up the hill to scare away the monkeys, as some are really aggressive. Sean was in charge of the ...
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