Hotel Mandakini Castle
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... an elephant ride up to the fort (I was not pleased watching these elephants being hit and prodded for tourist rides). The place was swarming with tourists. They polluted most of my photo opportunities... I wanted something more authentic and gritty. Honestly I'd enjoyed driving through the back streets to get to the fort more than being at the fort. After the Amber Fort, it was a brief stop for lunch and onto Jantar Mantar, ...
... flag of the Maharajah continues to fly over the palace. The portions of the palace which we saw were sumptuous, especially the Hall of Public Audience with its huge crystal chandelier. We also saw two large silver jars, 900 gallons each, with which one of the Maharajas had made to take Ganges water on his visit to London in 1901. The seven storey Chandra Mahal, Palace of the Moon, is still the family's residence and is open for tours. However, at $50 admittance ...
... they politely said..."ey but it is alright please, that is the way it is yes".... We still got Madiba :) In the evening we all got tickets and went to see a pukka Bollywood movie at India's most famous and largest theatre. The seats were reclining, and it sat about 2000 people. I didn't understand a word but I laughed like crazy as the Indian way go watching a film involves screaming and cheering in the theatre together whenever the "baddy" is killed. The hero of ...
... back to our bus, it was necessary, as usual, to negotiate the plethora of hawkers trying to persuade us to purchase their wares such as bracelets, postcards, fans and other assorted jetsam. Ashim strongly suggested that we totally ignore them, a skill in which we were soon proficient. Then after we were on the bus, Ashim showed some of the more appealing items they had for sale and told us the reasonable price in place of the price asked by the ...
... very slow, I could walk faster, then it would stop. The fog was still really bad , this lasted until 930am, we did not travel very far. The train continually stopped, many passengers would get off and then jump back on when the train whistle blew, Bevan included. From our last experience we thought we would get fed on the train, but once again we quickly realised there is no consistency here, what you get once may never happen again. There was ...