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Today we met our tour guide, Mr. Singh,
and our trusty driver, Mr. Karon, at 8am with a full day of
sightseeing ahead of us. First we stopped at Hawa Mahal (Palace of
the Winds). This palace was built in 1799 in downtown Jaipur with 5
stories of tiny windows for the veiled royal women to peer down at
the busy street market …
Today, Chris and I drove 5 hours to
Jaipur, which is the capitol of the state of Rajasthan. Our driver,
Mr. Karon, was very friendly. We learned he is from a small village 3
hrs from Delhi called Kujiman. He invited us to eat lunch at his
house with his wife and 2 sons. Since it was only 30 minutes out of
the way and we both had …
Last night was our last night in Mumbai and our last night on the ship. We had to pack up our bags into two different destination, one for Delhi and one for Jaipur. This morning we had to get up at 6 am, eat a bite and be in the theater by 6:40 am. they divided us into the most bizarre scheme, groups, colors and then bus numbers. Group 1 had 170 people in it. We had seven buses ...
... with the elephants indeed, spraying water over us with their trunks was great; didn't even have the worried feeling that they were very powerful and strong animals that could cause a lot of harm because they looked so friendly.
Afterwards walked back to camp got changed and painted them with vegetable juices mixed with water so that it wouldn't harm them with the fumes. Personally think our elephant looked the best, looked so sorry for itself though stood ...
... There is a lot of budging and waiting, that is a lot like Mexico City, but that takes me a while to get used to and which I personally dislike.
So my cousin is a wonderful woman, as her husband and the family. Very compassionate in a country that needs compassion, and very accomplished yet humble at the same time. They gave biscuits to the beggars, especially the children on the ride home. They explained that if you give money, you might be ...