The Leela Palace Udaipur
- Adjoining Rooms
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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We arrived in Udaipur last evening and were met at the banks of Lake Pichola by the Leela Palace boat. Lake Pichola is the largest of the lakes in Udaipur and the hotel we were staying at (The Leela Palace) is on this beautiful lake. After yet another fabulous dinner last night and a restful evening, we threw open the doors of our room this morning …
Another delish breakfast - this time of akuri (Parsi scrambled eggs) and a masala omelette - and we were ready to start our waltz.
The day started with more giggles...as we left the hotel to get the boat, the doorman in full Rajput regalia appeared with an ornate red and gold umbrella to walk us (individually) to the boat, which was all of …
... a group wedding from one of the villages. As we inched our way forward and enjoyed the procession of party goers we finally came across the lucky couples, with the grooms on horseback and the brides in sort of parade float type chariots. Mahavir explained that small villages will hold these types of weddings once or twice a year for the boys that are ready to be married so that everyone can celebrate at once and each family can share the cost. It was really neat to see ...
... blocks from me. Small world. I later renamed him "Not so Lucky" after hearing about his life. He's looking for a job, so if anyone knows of a job ask me about him. I Skyped home from the rooftop. Loved that. I must have said goodbye to my dad 12 times before I could hang up. Then we went to a variety show. It was pretty entertaining as variety shows go. Naveen got us chair seats, off to the side, unlike the others who sat on the floor. We were in a balcony, ...
After some discussion a week ago, we decided to pay a travel agency to arrange the last three weeks of our trip here considering how much we wanted to see and the distance it required us to cover. For a price, we received our own driver to ferry us around Rajasthan. He goes by the name of Mr. Billoo. We figured this was the best way to see the most we can. Da na dana, danna...the film set for 007's Octopussy sets out our first destination in Rajasthan, ...