Travel Blogs from Kota
... and corriander - yum!), chapati bread, daal, 3 vegetarian dishes (usually one with paneer - cheese, one with potato, and one with another vegetable like ocra or eggplant), and dessert (fresh mango!!). Oh, and we're the only ones here. Naturally. Who else would travel to India in May, when it's 1000 degrees? We eat in the family's large dining room and are entertained by the owner's daughter, who is also having her dinner. Later, she does a little dance for us, ...
... to my anti-malarials this morning and ended up adding to the rest of the scenery along the highstreet on my way there. Funily enough i didn't attract a second glance. Fortunately a soon as the pill was back out of my system i was fine again (if not 100% malaria safe). After breakfast we headed up to the Palace and Hillfort complex. Just outside we were talked into hiring some monkey sticks by ...
... Padmini committed jauhaur – ritual suicide. In 1535 it was the sultan of Gajarat who besieged the fort and history repeated itself. Reported, 13,000 Rajput women and 32,000 Rajput warriors died following the declaration of jauhaur. This happened a 3rd time in 1568 – bad karma in this place for sure!!
We then headed on to Bundi and are staying at the Dev Niwas. This is a newly renovated heritage ...
... what we would do while we stayed there. Random people kept wandering around, but no-one said who they were or introduced us. All very strange. Maybe more of the real India than we and especially the kids could cope with so early on?!
The rooms were actually quite nice, spacious and full of old antiques dating back to when the fort was constructed in the 1700s, and the last time it had seen a paint brush. ...
...czyli dzien wypelniony do granic mozliwosci relaksem (czyt. opieprzaniem sie) i doprawiony wloska nutka. O co chodzi? Ano o absolutnie najlepsza pizze w Indiach, ktorej nawet rodowici Wlosi by sie nie powstydzili. Knajpke polecila nam Pysia, ktora Bundi ma juz za soba i narobila sobie tutaj (jak zreszta wszedzie) znajomosci. Nie dosc, ze pizza byla niebianska, to Morgan zaserwowal nam rownie dobra zupke mietowa z kurczaczka (nareszcie wyfiletowanego! normalnie w Indiach ...
Other places to stay in Kota
Palace Road, Kota | 3 star hotelfrom $76
11 Jhalawar Road, Kota | Hotelfrom $29
Plot No 1 and 2,Chawani Circle, Kota | Hotelfrom $35
Mokha-para, Kota | 3 star hotelfrom $38
Civil Lines, Kota | Hotelfrom $80
6 B, Collectorate Circle, Kota | Hotelfrom $17
Bazar no. 1, Kota | Hotelfrom $17
Gumanpura Road, Kota | Hotelfrom $46
1-B Kotri Gumanpura Road, Kota | Hotelfrom $28