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 ...
... we embrace each other for long time. He is proud the paintings are still in good condition and so happy we returned to see them! He expresses his happiness to another family and the young guardians. We talk about the old days. The palace was not access able for visitors and we had to slip through a whole in the iron fench. Visitors were very rare. We still could climb the top of the fort and look across the indigo/blue city of ...
... t changed for the tourists, and there are only a few of us.
We are still in the restaurant at the haveli, as I'm writing this. Had our dinner here. This is a guesthouse, and the whole family is sitting in the living area right next to us. There are 2 babies, one 8 year old boy looking rather bored and 3 families. It's nice. It's 9:30 PM and the place is filled with tourists having dinner, also. Very comfy feeling.
... Chintu flies his kites. On January 14th all of Rajastan celebrates a kite festival and people of all ages are already practicing. Everywhere you look countless simple kites are flying through the air. Many of them end up in trees or power lines. What looks like an innocent and joyful hobby is actually quite the opposite. The kite flyers fight with each other in the sky. Within a few minutes Chintu has attacked and cut the strings of three other kites ...
... lucky enough to get a fantastic driver (in a brand spanking new rickshaw) that spoke really good English, and was a superb guide. We learnt so much from him about Bundi and Hinduism, and just generally about Indian culture. It was great to be able to ask all the questions that we had been dying to ask someone. We visited a couple of palaces out of town (a hunting palace, and summer palace), but the best part was that he took us to a tiny, rural village called Akoda. He obviously ...
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