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What a beautiful hotel. 2nd storey restaurant and 3rd storey bar, that both offer amazing views of the City Palace and Lake Picchola. Friendly staff, good location, great food and even shishas in the bar!!! Winner
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After we left Jaipur, we drove through scrubland for two hours until we hit a small mountain range. We drove over the first mountain and the oasis town of Pushkar appeared. This town is pretty small and a bit wild but they boast the one and only Brahmin Temple in the world! We did the tour and then were led down to the river and …
... to the crazy heat, our guide didn’t actually join us in a lot of the ruins and instead we were able to wander around them on our own which was quite cool – we feel like after a few guided tours of forts and palaces we can now spot certain features ourselves, such as bathing areas, queen’s chambers etc.
The rest of the afternoon was spent at the Haveli chilling out and doing some blog. Managed to have a quick facetime with Clive, though that ...
... of our journey through India. Miraj couldn't resist taking us to an arts and craft shop on the way home telling us we should just have a look. Guilt tripped in to going in we looked around the beautiful furniture and paintings and to be fair learnt a lot about the brush techniques used. It just becomes very awkward when the hard sell comes at the end and we have to politely say no to everything. Later that day we did the touristy thing and took a boat ride ...
... tasty. The food and drink was a welcome pit stop.
After that it was back in the car for the last two hours of the drive to Udaipur. I quite liked this part of the journey as the scenery was constantly changing. There were some really pretty parts through rolling hills with paddy fields, then through more villages, and then back onto another toll road which took us all the way to Udaipur.
Udaipur was a lot bigger and busier than we expected, the outskirts of the city ...
... so. The price discussion started with his statement that Americans pay 30 000 rupees for such work, $600.00. We also talk of commissions that would normally be paid to drivers that bring the customer, which are in the order of 40%. As we have come to his shop of our own accord and as we will not be seeing our driver again he lowered his price to 15 000 rupees, still a handsome sum. I let it be known that I am a furniture maker and understand, at some ...