The Oberoi Rajvilas
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We could only appreciate the true beauty of the extensive gardens of the Rajvilas in the morning. A sense of peace, relaxation and well-being pervades these gardens. The hotel was built around an 18th century Shiva temple. Shyam and I thought we might attend a puja but never woke up early enough on both mornings.
We started our …
We walked with peacocks past a 280-year old Shiva temple (too late for the early morning puja), through well manicured grounds to the dining room for breakfast. We had a quick breakfast, mindful of Baldev's 8AM start time. Our guide today was Abhishek Shrivastava, appropriately clad in a pink checked shirt...we were after all in the Pink City. …
We were up early today to try and get some photos around the hotel when the light was good. We had a quick breakfast...and I was yet again wow-ed by the oh-so-attentive staff. I had picked up a bowl of fruit and a ramekin of muesli from the buffet spread, and was heading back to our al fresco table. From nowhere, a waiter appeared, saying he'll …
The drive from Udaipur to Jaipur was a long and tiring one, eating up most of our day. We did make a stop though at the truly spectacular Chittorgarh Fort. The formidable fort is perched atop a 180 meter high hill covering a massive area of 700 acres. We were so awe-struck as we drove up to it. It is believed that the fort was built by the Mauryans …
... The Royals in India are figureheads, much like the Queen of England. They have no powers, but the role of the royals is steeped in tradition. It was beautiful, especially the peacock gate. (See cool photo.) Outside the gates, a lady was selling papadam. I guess that's a treat! After that, we went to another UNESCO heritage site called Jantar Mantar. I don't know how to describe this ...