WelcomHeritage Mandir Palace
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The only thing that I wish would have been explained better is exactly what the ticket entailed; meaning what you would be able to see which each ticket. But so beautiful either way! A must see!
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... funny one', Falcon. Our guide Ali lead the way with Jenny's camel carrying his young apprentice who sang Hindi songs all the way, and mine? Well Falcon and I had the beer, the responsibility was frighting!
We trekked off for a couple of hours through the tiny villages and the dunes before arriving at our night spot. Falcon and myself got the beer there intact so it was time to crack a couple open and watch the sun disappear over the dunes.
After some beer and tea we ...
... s still difficult to come to terms with the neglect of the "keep India tidy" policy especially when it's such a beautiful site steeped in so much of the countries history. As we walked the streets after our tour I kissed Maya on the head. A man in a nearby barber shop leaning back in the old chair aggressively yelled out to us that this wasn't allowed. As with most of India you don't see woman on the street very often and any affection between ...
... journey. The house was quiet and private due to a warren like arrangement of rooms which were found by various stairs and corridors. The rooftop patio had lots of places to hang out and take in the view. The house was owned by a Brahmin, who could trace his ancestors back several generations in the fort. Both he and his employees were very hospitable and their ethos was to make it feel like a home. Because of this, you weren't charged for any food or meals.
After a ...
We had the choice of going back into the desert to sleep or stay in a hut. Had we not gone back to camp we would have slept outside but being taken by jeep and dumped just outside the walls seemed a bit pointless (and the huts had showers) so we stayed inside the compound. Big mistake! I have never known such heat. The only way we could get through it was taking a shower then lying on the bed (sopping wet) in front of the fan hoping ...
... the manager who co-owned the joint with a brother who was living in Japan. He was a local tour guide who met and fell in love with a Japanese tourist a few years back. She returned for a second trip and they started dating, the third trip the following year cemented the relationship, they wed and moved to Tokyo, then built the hotel and the brother runs it for them. Only three years old, it featured an outdoor pool, perfect for days like when I was there that hit ...