Hotel Sarang Palace
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Our successful, unsuccessfully planned day!
This is quite a long one..sorry!!!
We had wanted a day tour with the Rakjastan tourist operators but after 6 or 7 calls to differnt numbers that plan was a flop . However, Push the owner of Elefun (yesterday's adventure) had offered to give us a tour od we wanted. Sooo after a bit of …
A few things we have learned;
1. Don't expect too much, you'll be disappointed.
2. Bring a big warm hoodie in January...night time brrrr
3. 5 minutes= 20 to 40 :)
6am start for our train at 7.25, which turned to 7.40, 8, 8.10, 8.30 and departed sometime after! After a bit of worry due to Clíonas ticket …
Hello All: Greetings from Jaipur - the red city in Rajasthan. So we have been in India for about 10 days and are leaving soon.It is a bizarre, smelly, hot, chaotic, dirty, magical, mystical and fantastic place. It is a place with one foot in the 21st century and one foot in the 12th. Here you can have an E series Mercedes whiz by an ox cart on a ' …
... over the cash. Now I'm vigilant with everywhere I'm exchanging cash, and you have to be - people will cheat you out of change for everything if you don't check, from a cup of coffee to tickets for the Taj Mahal. Even my driver, who has been a great guide so far, tried to quote me $40 more than his rate. I guess it's just the way things are done, but it's hard to get used to. But onto the highlights .... Yesterday morning was magical. Raju picked me up promptly at ...
... hearing the loud whines of some feral cat until the giant bird hoped over the wall; the beauty of the bird just does not match the ugly howling call it makes.
Over several days of exploration, Jaipur has become one of our favorite stops of the trip so far. We wandered around the bazaars of the Old City (also known as the Pink City since all the buildings were painted to welcome Edward, Prince of Wales towards the end of the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking