Hotel Udai Vilas Palace
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... bus ride of the whole trip. I seriously at one point could no longer feel my left leg and just burst out laughing as thats all there was left to do in such a situation. My outburst seemed to catch on as the rest of the group all just shared glances and started to laugh as well. Thank god for my music and being able to laugh is all I have to say. Well and the fact that we were only hours away from seeing the Taj ...
... this morning. I was glad I took a shower last night. The locals have adapted to the weather with hats, scarves, jackets and even ear muffs to protect against the temperatures in the teens.
We left the Rathambhore National Park and drove five hours to Bharatpur. As we drove along, I noticed how rural Indians make great use of a particular biofuel - cow dung. About the size of a frisbee, they are stacked in mounds ...
... kind of funny because when you go to Fateh Pur Sikri you can see which one was his favorite because his Hindu wife's palace is HUGE and even has its own gate. Apparently they were friends since the age of five which is cute. We also saw a place where the ladies might have played hide and go seek, a monument he made for his favorite elephant, and a place on the floor where they might have played some kind of game moving women around as pieces. ...
... out of a central gulley between the lines to let the sewer type channel flow freely again. The rubbish was neatly piled up on the lines. I have no idea where the channel water went, and I suspect the piles of rubbish remained in situ till they were hosed around again the following day.
People were scattered around sleeping on blankets and cardboard, many of whom were perhaps between trains or slept in the station at night time. ...
... something similar was taking place. The herd was large on the counter and Mike was asking the price of each and every one with 'And this?' 'And this?' I had to take another wander before I started laughing. That boy was having a bit of fun. We eventually left and returned to the hotel.
We ate on the roof top, accompanied by some live musicians. Everybody seemed to ignore them but we clapped heartily after each song.
Sleep. Ready for an early train ride to Jaipur in ...
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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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