Travel Blogs from Udaipur
... from our luggage. Aw well, I guess that’s the true Indian train
experience. It was a great adventure. Right
Liz?! I know she’s nodding her head and
Love you all and will write again soon…I already know the next
title: Butter melts at room temperature.
Desneige (of snow is starting to melt…)
P.S. Most of these pictures were taken by Liz...since my camera got stolen...great pictures huh!
... general population feel about this and typically a diplomatic answer prevailed. I can understand this.
The Royal Palace and the adjoining Lake Palace were rather impressive. We decided not to visit some of the local temples: we felt "templed out". However, the Indian temples are very sacred and impressive ...
was a very cool experience to be a part of.
The next day and drums still filled the
air but we were told no more colour so it was safe to go out in
normal clothes. Unfortunately, Paul wasn't feeling great, so whilst
we did make it out for a little wonder we didn't get far and spent
most of the day in our room/on the rooftop. The following day, our
last day in Udaipur, and having not actually seen any 'sights' we
made it out to the City Palace. ...
... did like the way he expressed things, especially when talking about India and the way they do things, he would start the sentence off with 'in my India....' which tickled me.
We arrived at the hotel about 6pm, almost in time for sunset. We checked in, the owner was very nice and chatted about Udaipur and what there was to see and do, while the porters took our bags up to the room. We had booked a deluxe room in the hotel and upon first impressions we were a little ...
... redeems itself somewhat with its magnificent architectural treasures; the City Palace (still the residence of the Jaipuri Maharajah), the Palace of the Winds, the Water Palace, the Amber and Jaegar Forts and Jantar Mantar, a park filled with astronomy instruments (including the worlds largest sundial, accurate to two seconds apparently!) We saw the world largest cannon (it was pretty big), Ben touched an elephant (it thwacked him with its tail) and also a goat, and we ...