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... br> the care for an early temple. He is pretty keen on temples but he is not alone
in this. There are enough temples for everybody and then their uncles. On this
day, however, he took us to the Jungargh fort which is large enough to dominate
the landscape for miles around. He is very good at his job as he tells us lots
of detail before we go in. If, for example, it is worth buying a guide or in
this case that the entry fee, a whopping £2, actually includes a guide. ...
... hell bent on perforating your eardrums with their horn.
Your entrance fee does include the audio guide and everyone knows I'm a sucker for an audio guide so off I went on my little stroll, piping education directly into my earholes.
The audio guide lead me through a gate pock marked with cannon ball holes which occurred in 1808 when Jaipur attacked Jodhpur. I think it was over a woman. Lots ...
Day 37 -38, Sambali Trust On route to Jodhpur we stopped at a place called Sambali Trust which is an organization for women and children who have no education, caste, husband may have passed away- basically women in need. Their aim is to empower women by giving them skills such as reading, writing, English, sewing skills, math. We went to their rural center in a small village and were welcomed with garlands they'd made and we call got a red bhindi. There were about 40 or so ...
... their advisers and met
foreign dignitaries had been closed until recently for half a century and taken over by bats to the point that the first income used to start the renovations came from selling the bat **** to farmers as fertiliser.
In the afternoon we went to the mausoleum to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, made of pure shining white marble - when the sun shone on it it almost made it almost transparent. From there we went ...
... equally pretty unhealthy as most things are deep fried. For sunset we climbed the clock tower overlooking the busy markets below. A guide explained how the clock functioned and encouraged us to wait until the bells sounded at 18.45. An quad burning climb further up the road took us to a guest house, Hillview, which sat at the base of the illuminated fort giving spectacular night time city views. We had been invited by a German guy from our hostel who was meeting a Canadian ...