Hotel Udai Vilas Palace
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Udai Vilas Palace Bharatpur
Good spacious rooms...it must have seen its glory. The service is real sloppy but the old world ambiance makes up for that. It has a big advantage of being just 2 kms from the main sanctuary gate.
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... he moves the rope so we can go all round the room. He also takes us off in to a couple of guest rooms which are locked and a room downstairs. In there, there is a huge wooden contraption with an enormous handle which two men turned. This blew air up in to the Maharaja's bedroom and was the next best thing to air conditioning. The guy has let us see things we would not have otherwise, so on the way out I give him a pound which is what we paid to get in ...
... invisible here-- just lumped right there where I am, except they don't see me. And that hurts. What have I become, as an older woman, a ghost? Am I no longer worthy of attention or conversation?
We all crave, or at least need, attention; otherwise we are nobody to others. And that's what has caused my unhappiness these past two weeks in India: I have been treated like nobody, even though I am sitting or standing right ...
... and tried continuously to show respect to these other beliefs. He would meet with the leaders of the different religions, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and I think my mother said Jewish too on occasions to discuss the issues of the day. He even decorated the palace to honor the different religions. You can see the Hindu influence in some areas and a Christian cross in others. He also had a Muslim, a Christian, and a Hindu wife. ...
... the wrapper back in my bag.
I watched the cleaning of the place: sweeping, hosing with water and buffing with a machine. It was then followed by a man wiping the platform with a wet blanket on a pole. (This has surely got to be blanket hell! Dante's inferno for unloved and naughty blankets) The worst job observed had to be the 'channel poker'. The channel poker (after another man had hosed the tracks of 'stuff') had to poke ...
... go along with the spirit of it a little. I saw him stood at a counter with the shopkeeper displaying an increasingly large herd of elephants on the glass top. Now, Mike loves information and he saw this as an opportunity to gain some facts about carved and painted elephants. I had to take another wander. This could take a while. I returned a few moments later. If anyone has seen the outtake from 'Borat' when he is in the supermarket asking repeatedly what rows and rows of packets of ...