Hotel Mandakini Castle
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... golf there!
We also visited the Hawa Mahal (the Palace of the Winds) mainly because the name amused me but we didn’t go in as it is essentially just a five storey royal box where the women of the palace could watch the goings-on in the city from behind latticed windows without being seen themselves.
When we went to collect my new clothes Anna ...
... tuk tuks zooming around the city, and Jack came really close to being crashed into by a rogue scooter (turns out the traffic isn't any calmer, we just arrived in a quieter area of the city!)
We passed cows in the street and were horrified to see a man washing in the fresh urine of a cow: I hope it was a religious act, otherwise it was just gross. Past the cow wee man there was a stall selling the most delicious looking fruit we have ever seen - piles of fresh ...
Man, 6h to do the 200km from Delhi to Jaipur !! I,don't think I'll be complaining about he E411 after that ! Well maybe not true, for Belgian standards, it's still a pretty bad road ;-). But at least the road is interesting ! Everyone uses that road, be it walkers, bikers (quite a lot), cows and even elephants ! So it was pretty interesting to look at the window for a while ! We finally arrived in the pink city in the middle of the afternoon and went for ...
... a second Diwali? What was happening in fact was that this was the first day in six months for weddings. They must take place on auspicious days as determined by the horoscopes and there had apparently been a long run of I auspicious days this year. This explained the large number of wedding processions we saw as we travelled through the villages on the way from Agra to Jaipur. The next morning while looking at historic pictures in the breakfast room, Suzanne met the ...
... instruction from Anuj thereon, yet alone the fact we were stopped and people were getting out. Shopping chance lost, Odd Couple.
Back at the hotel by 1615. Got day one of Pushkar up on the blog, the second later on. Went for a neighbourhood meander. Got a big water  and a haircut, chucking the beard in the process . Took 5* forever to put two and two together.
Went for a drink with 5*. Opted for a rum and coke which was ...