Naila Bagh Palace - Authentic Heritage home hotel
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... from a young age to instil such compliance. Whilst there working lives may be regulated now I suspect the damage is already done by the time the tourists get to ride on them. We only got to see a small portion of the fort as it is so vast with lots of different areas and buildings. The architecture is stunning especially when you realise that it's over 500 years old. The hall of mirrors was breathtaking as it was designed to keep people warm in the winter. The ...
... that represent the 12 astrological signs. We each found our sign for the requisite picture! It was amazing to see what they figured out back in the 1700's!
Our last stop of the day was to the City Palace, where the current Maharajah lives. He is only 16 years old and is currently in school in the UK, but his parents and grandmother are all still living there. Since you can't be in line for the throne as a girl, it skipped a ...
... the largest and best kept 18th century Observatory. 16 huge instruments built to tell the time to the minute, how hot the summer will be and possibility of floods. Intensely hit now and perfect for seeing the sundial in action but less so for standing around too long. We beat a retreat for the City Palace where plenty of our royal family have been hosted by its current ...
... Ludo. He sat on a stone throne in the centre of a cross in a central courtyard while naked concubines were moved like pieces on a board game till one of them was lucky enough to land the prize. And what a prize! A night with Akbar! Should I say, at this point, that Akbar was seen as 'enlightened'?!!!Tonight a crescent moon and a call to prayer from the muezzin. My hotel is colonial, charismatic and full of fawning staff. Tomorrow another ...
... been the cleanest
toilet in all of India. We were amazed and grateful to enjoy such luck. I
followed Cathy soon after and then, able to see and speak coherently once more,
we took stock of our situation.
We had accidentally stumbled into a Vintage Car Hire centre.
Jaipur hosts a vintage car festival annually and these chaps prepare and
service this fine collection for the event. It is also a lucrative business
renting out these vehicles to rich (very ...