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... to rent a motorbike and have a look around the area. He'd seen a couple of places in town but Ashok was like, "They will not rent to you. You are foreign, they only rent to Indians." Hmm. This could have sounded like one of those, "road is closed, come to my tourist office" scams, but back at the hotel one of the other brothers said the same thing. They're just not set ...
... the British and ordered a pot of tea.
On the way back we stumbled across a sign for The Yorkshire Hotel - there's no getting away from them!!
We also took scooters out for a day - great fun, lovely driving roads and amazing views looking out over the Rajasthan plains.
We timed it go get to a decent sunset point to have a while to enjoy the views before the sun goes down. We found ourselves at "Honeymoon" point and set up camp; music and ...
... it was a 'romantic' getaway for Indian honeymoon couples but in fact it was full of families; school groups; groups of lads on vacation; stray dogs; random cows; etc. And literally no other backpackers! It was horrible. In the 2 days i was there i only saw 5 other westerners!
The worst thing was that i had imagined there would be loads of hiking trails to do in the hills but ...
... Wrong, this was reserved seating and was full, our carriages for unreserved were at the front, so we made our way laboriously through the train and eventually got to the “cattle class”. The carriages were full to overflowing, but using the 20kg backpacks as battering rams we managed to get inside a carriage. Once inside, attitudes change completely, someone will move their legs to the side so you can put your bag ...
... seen. Unfortunately photography was not allowed which is a real shame. It is something to do with the Jain religion which has some odd rules such as no menstruating women allowed inside. Mount Abu is also home to a large number of Brahma Kumaris followers, a kind of religious sect who devote their lives to yoga and meditation with the aim of achieving universal peace. Dressed all in white, many of these followers were wandering around the temple.