Hotel Udai Vilas Palace
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... They are just looking and thinking to themselves if there is anything else they can offer you or do to help.
After breakfast we lead our team of Sherpas carrying our luggage back down the stairs and hill to where Pawan is waiting with the car. We are going to Bharatpur but on the way visit Deeg Palace. This was the summer palace of the Maharaja of Bharatpur and is very grand with two thousand fountains which work only one day a year. Now ...
... people felt things too, and not just my own little self. It was a good lesson in learning to become unselfish, to becoming thoughtful and considerate of others.
When we reach our 40s, 50s, 60s, and some readers I know are already in their 70s, we still need respect, consideration, kindness, and love. We are still the same human beings we've been all our lives, it's just that when we look in the mirror now we wonder who ...
... guide, Ashim, used some of the travel time to discuss some controversial topics of Indian culture: inheritance, dowry, and honor killing.
Legally, all children, whether male or female, are entitled to an equal share of inheritance. However, because of the long-time practice of only the male child receiving an inheritance, this is often not done. Part of the reason for this is that when a female child marries she goes into the home of her husband’s family and ...
... 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. ...
... wallas were camped out under some steps and were freely having a wash and hanging their undergarments up to dry.
Coal trains passed, some of them unimaginably long! Possibly near to a kilometre. Trains pulled in. Hundreds of people disembarked. A young man strolled up and down with fifty or so zip ends, asking if anything was broken and needed repairing. He sorted another fella out for five rupees as his fly zip had gone. A ...
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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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