Royal Orchid Central Jaipur
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... art and marble still intact. We spent a little over an hour here, then went to a gem stone demonstration. Jaipur is famous for its gems and we were able to see a very fancy shop where they cut and polish the gems.
Apparently the cutting and polishing of the gems takes hours and sometimes days, so we didn't actually get to see a demonstration of this process, but rather the stones in their pure form and then what they look like when they are ...
... and marveling at the "paradise on earth" (Shah Jahan's goal) before stepping back out into reality and back to the hotel for breakfast. After a quick breakfast and pack job, we were back in the car with Anu to make a couple more stops before heading to Jaipur.
The first stop was to a marble carving factory and shop. There are 110 families that carry on the carvings from the Taj, which had a specific way of inlaying the ...
... in there if you wanted though ! On the way back to Jaipur, you can even stop at the water palace which was the summer residence for the Maharajah's when the weather as getting too hot ! And it was also impressive to see a palace constructed in the middle of the lake adjacent to Jaipur ! Third, the city palace ! The actual residence of the king of Jaipur who by the way is only 16 years old ! Like many palaces in India, this one was split between the ...
... you can picture all matter of transport verging into the center and then going any way they wish from that point,,our driver says it may be hard to understand but it works here in India..we have seen many close calls but no accidents,,organized chaos . We are learning much about the culture of India and what works for this country according to their countrymen and what does not. It is not our place to judge what is better but only to listen with ...
... Christmas when we saw all our free stash lying on our chairs (never have a flag, 2 light-up inflatable tubes and an inflatable head ring caused such a commotion!) As if it couldn't get any more exciting, we flashed up on the big screen, signalling our five seconds of fame on ITV4!!! Definitely one for the CV. Our over-excitement continued for the whole match in the form of dance routines, chants and screams. Polly's slightly cow-like drone of "muuuuuuuumbai" ran around in ...