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We were sad to say goodbye to Bundi, but it was time to catch our third train of the trip to Chittaurgarh lying 90 miles further south west in Rajasthan. The train ride was smooth and only two hours later we pulled in to our stop.
The hotel was literally opposite the train station so it was only a short walk to avoid the many sleeping cows, tuk tuk drivers and ...
... I am now a proud owner of two new visas in my passport (India and not to forget Nepal) and have bought enough things to already fill up my entire back back (almost) which is worrying considering how much time I have left .. Ups I am now sitting on my plane ready to set off and once again have been very very fortunate !! I was in the queue next to two lovely guys, both from England and one from ...
I've managed to get back on the internet for a short while and just hope I can get enough time to tell you what I have been doing before I loose the connection again. I suppose you cant expect great connectivity travelling on a train in the middle of Rajasthan and using a lap top that appears to have been designed to be run on steam, but I will do the best I can.
Yesterday was Jaipur, the Pink City. A beautifully disgusting place, ...
... to glean them.
After washing, I was invited to join in a puja (Hindu worship ceremony) with my host. This we did sat on the floor before a small shrine, and I did my best to follow along. After eating, there was a larger and prolonged puja, in which everyone participated. It was interesting for a while, but with my lack of understanding of Hindi and especially the discomfort of the hard floor I was quite relieved when it ended.
A hotel in Godhra was ...
... min drive from the lake) and then a walk through the village's agricultural fields, which included crops such as potatoes, sugar cane, garlic, okra, eggplant, mustard, coriander (not the broad leaf like we have in TX), wheat and even poppies (which are apparently very closely regulated by the Indian gov't)
~Arriving at the stately Bijaipur Castle (our hotel in a village of approx 2K people) and being formally greeted with the red mark on our foreheads and ...