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Travel Blogs from Udaipur
Vikramsaini80 stayed here on Mar 17, 2010 during their trip titled: 3 Friends 3 Nights at Himachal.
We were on the road again, this time to Udaipur and a stop in Ranakpur to see the Jain temple. The intial drive was approx. 2.5 hours and we arrive in Ranakpur by 1215 to meet our local guide there. Ranakpur is about 90 km north of Udaipur and has one of the most famous Jain temples. The temple is hidden away in a wooded valley, deep in the …
... Majar accompanied us. We chatted at length about Indian and Australian life. He was very interested in our homes and family life. Where appropriate, we were able to show him pictures and the like. Majar selects a local restaurant for our celebratory dinner. A special book (signed by all) is to be presented to him.
... class and we had the side
beds (the ones in the corridor opposite a set of four) which were
fine and comfortable enough, although a little hot, and we made it
through the night. In the safe knowledge ours was the last stop it
was quite a relaxed morning before finally getting off at Indore and
finding our next hostel.
Normally, the places we have stayed
have looked a little tired but clean enough where as this one looked
very modern, yet not so ...
... may ask "how did you know that?" You'll think we're pulling your leg but almost every restaurant had a large neon sign lighting the street advertising a roof top restaurant with the night's entertainment being the James Bond movie....every night! Mr. Billoo picked us up form the bus stop at 4.15am as we struggled to get out of the bus with people sleeping in the aisles. Politeness put aside, we dragged out our heavy bags and jumped in his car. Before we ...