The Kuchaman Fort
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... during the evening. No such luck, I was on the topper tier & as a group we weren't all together. However we did have a very sweet old Indian couple join us. On boarding the train I was actually quite surprised how spacious the compartments were. But it's just one long carriage lined with bunk beds. I clambered to the top, two tiers below me & not really a barrier preventing me from rolling off. This could be a very unpleasant ...
... pillars that were carved by hand 500 years ago. The Jain people that worship there don’t believe in one god, but believe in ridding oneself of the 5 evils: intoxication, sex, falsehood, stealing, and violence.
You cannot enter the temple with shoes, food, water, or if you are menstruating… I think the photos paint a much better picture than I can with words.
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... handed freshly-squeezed orange juice while formalities were concluded after which we were led through a succession of beautiful courtyards to our accommodation.
I am sure this was by no means the grandest apartment in the palace, but it was nevertheless impressive. Approached up a flight of broad stone steps, one entered a gallery furnished exquisitely with artefacts and photos of a bygone age when the family were more than just titular monarchs. ...
... Bihar in the east. He has a ridiculous and infectious laugh and his prematurely thinning hair is tinged with maroon highlights from henna. He seems a little worn from his life as a people-herd but corrals us gently and patiently constantly checking his flock is complete. He is very knowledgeable and a little earnest not always spotting when we are 'facted' out. But we quiz him on every facet of Indian life and culture and from him learn some of the wonderful diversity of this huge ...
... seen them before and delighted to have a gift like this. I made the day of 50 kids and 3 teachers for £5! It was a priceless exchange.
My trip around the village was complete, I was sad it had ended but totally privileged to have seen it all and be welcomed so openly by the locals.
I had lunch overlooking the courtyard, lentils rice and chapati and some of that chickpea powder.
I don't want to go but Raju is waiting to take me into Udaipur itself, another ...