Hotel Spoonbill & New Spoonbill
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... us everywhere hopping around while we dodged about
with the guide and of course the ubiquitous Treepie. They followed us through
every nook and crannie chirruping away and keeping our spirits high.
Star of the place were certainly the kingfishers. We have
only seen one or two anywhere between us before this visit, but there were
dozens of them posing cutely on posts and tree stumps, seemingly quite at home
with lunatic ...
... we visited the step well which looks more like a upside down temple with steps leading down to the well. Apparently the recent Batman film with Christian Bail was filmed in one of these step wells. It was very fascinating and odd structure and i would probably fail to describe it any better than this - so hope pictures would help visualise this :-) We visited the village near the step well - just walked around small houses glimpsing ...
... without it). We returned to our car after a difficult debate about how much to pay Bablu. The signs said 250 IR for a guide but he assured us that was very out of date and said we could pay whatever we wanted - typical India and not easy. We settled on 500 but I think we were probably over generous (he did however slam the car door on us slightly so not sure??). The drive to Agra took about 40 minutes and we landed at the Bansi Homestay about midday. ...
... out of my wallet and put it in my pocket so that I could give it to Kaamram on our way out. ...But plans got changed and we left through a different exit and I didn't see the boy or buy any postcards.
I suspect that this will be the one, and possibly only, real regret of this trip. On one level, I tell myself that my one hundred rupees would not have been of any significant help. On another level, I feel so very bad for this obviously intelligent boy - will he be able to ...
... which looks a bit like a dick but I think it's meant to be a lion too...
There was one building which we guessed could have been a church for the Christian wife as the roof was prism shaped and we'd not seen that in architecture of this period before. But basically, it's not known what a lot of the buildings were used for, merely speculated at in various ...