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... is a royal garden patio amidst of Lake Pichola. Tourists avail ferry services from Bansi ghat jetty to reach Jag Mandir. The garden is extremely well decorated and impeccably maintained and offers a picturesque view of the lake and the city, especially during sunset. There are few wings of Jag Mandir like:
· Gul Mahal
· The gateway with curved elephant statues
· Garden courtyard and Darikhana
· Bara Patharon ka ...
... things will change when we get back home. Of late the others have started to eat a few Western meals. On two nights after dinner we saw local shows. The first was an excellent folk and puppet show. Isabel was pulled from the crowd to play doctor as the puppet was feeling sick. The second was a sound and light show on the history of the area. A warm clear evening with a crescent moon and the royal palace as the backdrop made for a beautiful show. ...
... and I couldn't find seats so we stood in the back. There were many traditional dances with women wearing absolutely gorgeous, sparkly saris. There was also a comical marionette show and traditional, live music! Near the end, an old woman did a very impressive dance with many pots on her head, it was really awesome! We were entranced by all of the bright colours and the beat of the drums.
The following morning, Dana and I took an ...
... insulted and there'll be war."
"So, obviously the only way out of this is for you to, y'know, die."
And die she did. It took three attempts at poisoning her before she actually did snuff it.
And if you're wondering why that horse looks like its wearing a WWII gas mask crossed with a gimp hood? Well. Everyone else preferred to ...
... to play tug-of-war (with their trunks - first one to touch the wall loses). Across from the palace were the old stables, and a view of the city - which was surprisingly blue as well. There was also a row of shops which we visited at the end of our palace tour - got a tutorial on how to recognise genuine pashmina (no tassels), the different grades (beards and babies are best) and 3 different ways to use a shawl - there're about 50 ways in total, but for that we'd need to visit ...