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... sundial" which is today a UNESCO World Heritage site. See, I do listen once in a while. Glad to have seen it here today!
I was also glad to have brought with me my pink umbrella because under the scorching sun, it was hot, way too hot!
In the distance, the back wall of the Palace of Winds could be seen. It was just ...
... turn from the very impressive, empty and smooth Jaipur
to Agra highway onto, shall we say, a bone shaking semi concrete track heading
east to Ranthambore, the home of a National Tiger Reserve. The journey was, it
transpired, worth every bump, but for a chap with a history of back problems it
was more than a trifle uncomfortable. We lurched and crunched our way through
some very basic rural villages and extremely arid countryside.
We enjoyed one ...
We spent to a textile workshop today looking at block printing and a having a little try at it each of us using part of the stamp to make a print and the guide to our tour giving us each a name Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Country and me Maharaja then afterwards going in the shop looking at the different textiles and materials I wasn't really looking at buying anything too bulky as I'll still be traveling for another three weeks more, I decided to get a shirt made which they ...
... at 1:10 thinking I had loads of time as they close at 5 however they closed at 1:30 on that day and I hadn't had my parcel sewn up in fabric for the Indians idea of extra security. I found a local seamstress and watched her and the 2 other girls in the room cover and sew up my parcel in about 4 minutes flat. Running back to the postoffice I managed to fall over another dog and measure my length in the street. However I did manage to get the parcel in on time so there's ...
... a year but it made a great photo! After lunch a few of the girls went shopping and it was an interesting experience with all the shop keepers chasing us down the road telling us to come into their shop because it's better than the others. I bought another pair of comfy travel pants for 120 rupees (just over $2). Tiffany and I both got an offer for dinner tonight but insistently declined. We were told that the tuk tuk back to the hotel should cost less than 100 rupees so ...