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TravelPod Member ReviewsSheesh Mahal Orchha
The mirror work is extraordinary in the Sheesh Mahal which according to its name glows with thousands of pieces of mirror. The moment a ray of sun or moon falls on these mirrors, the entire palace begins to radiate.
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We begin our day with an excursion to the Amber Fort a magnificent structure perched on top of the hill. We will reach the top of the fort by riding elephants while soaking the timeless beauty of Jaipur. One of the most exquisite creations in the Amber Fort is the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors), its walls are covered with tiny mirrors and when …
... Wonder how she describes it on her CV? Orchha has been the first place we can wonder round freely without being harassed too much. It's a much smaller town but still with an abundance of palaces and temples. We were blessed at the daily aarity ritual at the Hindu temple. As you do. The next day started late and there were a few sore heads after a night of bonding over gin but we still managed a cooking class in a local ...
... a monkey that was making its way from one rooftop to the next bounded across the platform we were standing on and actually used my torso as a launch pad to make his jump to the next overhang. Completely shocked I looked down and realized that I had little footprints on my gray shirt and both Bree and I just started laughing, not believing what had just happened! Luckily the little (or not so little) guy didn’t decide he was admiring ...
... continued my trip then after around 45 minutes reached Jhansi -visited
Jhansi fort where i hired a guide and it was amazing to hear about
various stuff about jhansi ki rani ,i think that it is always better to
hire a guide so that you can know about various things than to roam
After seeing fort we reached Orchha at around 3pm and checked into our
hotel which i booked earlier(Hardik resort) then after having our lunch
went to ...
... the drivers offer to procure a guide and decided to bravely explore Orchha on her own. Both decisions proved to be good ones. Our hotel has excellent views of some of the MANY surrounding temples and so I sat in the sunshine, caught up on some blog posts and took my first Ayurvedic massage. It involved warm oil and was immensely soothing and relaxing. Quite frankly it was exactly what the doctor ordered. Although I am loving the ...