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We negotiated with the taxi driver we used from the airport and got a good price to take us on to Ochha and then on to Ranthambhore which we decided we would go with as Ochha was a 3 hour drive then Ranthambhore was a 7 hour drive. We left the hotel and went to see the southern temples which were not a patch on the western temples that we saw yesterday. Before we left Khajuraho our driver took us to his house to meet his family and we had a ...
... on a little 2 ring camping stove. She made it look so effortless, it was all ready together and hot and the kitchen was also clean as she'd tidied as she went along. Absolutely amazing cooking for 12 people without batting an eyelid! I had a go at making chapattis - you need to roll the dough into a medium sized circle, then cook it on a hot plate then put it on the naked flame for about 5 seconds ...
... came down and danced for him in a forest temple. The king was all like, "Krishna is the best", and the queen was like, "Rama is cool too." So she fasted and prayed at the spot where Rama was born, and was about to kill herself, when he came and was like "Hey, it's me. What do you want?" And she was like please meet my husband and stuff. And he gave her three rules: "Leave on a full moon and arrive on a full moon. Carry this statue of me on your hand the ...
... from one Moghul emperor to some other important person. The recipient used the palace for one night only, and it was never used again. It's hard to know what to make of such mind-blowing extravagance.
I did enjoy having a peaceful moment atop a palace balcony, watching the sun set. From up on the palace walls the surrounding countryside was majestic, even if up close the homes are all ...
... with two magnificent palaces, plus several other buildings and temples. We also saw some Langur monkeys, some cute adorable puppies and several massive bee hives on the terraces on one of the palaces, must have been millions of bees up there!