The Imperial Palace
Travel Blogs from Rajkot
... and me and my family washed the groom. In the nighttime we danced till our feet hurt and ate till our bellies were full.
It was not until the fourth day that the couple actually got married. There was a different (third) venue. The arrival of the groom was big. Music, dancing, throwing money, fireworks, you name it! The bride’s entrance was more sophisticated, she was carried in on a big swan. Unfortunately the (religious) ceremony ...
The food in India is really nice. Traditional Indian food consists of a variety of different (mostly vegetarian) dishes. Some have the consistency of soup, they’re called dhal. Most people use dhal as a sauce on their rice. There are also a lot of different curries’, they are eaten with naan-bread or a pancake-like something called roti. Side dishes are mostly salads, chutney’s (or pickle’s) and small sweets. When ...
... beautiful! Nice, white houses with mosques in between as far as the eye can see. Turkey seems like a good choice for a next adventure abroad. Roy and I had to wait for a couple of hours. This meant we had time for tax-free shopping and a couple of beers. Transit time seemed not so bad after all.
Our second flight was in a bigger plane and was heading to Mumbai. The plane was equipped with personal dvd-players and luxurious seats. Every passenger got a blanket and a pillow, finally ...
... time before their departure back to NZ. These beers that we snuck were the first thing we were able to pay for in Gujarat, because our hosts insisted that our wallets should remain in our pockets!
After leaving the resort in Diu the next morning, we were taken for lunch with Vineet's dad and his crew of mates under the trees at a mango farm (which belonged to one of the old boys). Lunch was another Gujarati masterpiece (lasting all afternoon), including ...
... out Lakhota Palace and the diverse birdlife, we were disappointed to find the gates locked and the Lake out of bounds on the only day of the week we were in Jamnagar. Meandering around the perimiter of the Lake we enjoyed the views, and refueled with some fresh orange juice at the local Juice stall. A quick trip to Khambalia Gate, followed by ice cream and chai and Jamnagar was done for the afternoon.
An early evening ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility