Hotel Teerth Palace
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... sell western food, and most people speak decent English. The further you crawl up north, the more all of this begins to change. The palm trees disappear and are replaced with small sunburnt shrubs, the beaches and sand disappear and are replaced with an unthinkable amount of tall rocky mountains, sealed roads seem to have mostly gone also, replaced with sand tracks which hold more pot holes then the back end of Cardinia Road. I feel like I am in 'true' India, and ...
... that shared my motto of "balls to the wall or not at all."
Ashok, Shivani's husband and local celebrity of the annual Pushkar camel fair, joined me in the living room to blow up balloons. The room was decorated with pictures of camels adorned from hump to hoof in bright colors and elaborate accessories of which Kim Kardashian would be envious. Ashok's hard work and dedication to the camel community had recently earned him a lifetime achievement for his masterpieces. ...
... when he first became ill in Varanasi and I told him I loved him enough to spring for sandalwood on his funeral pyre on the burning ghat.
5. It is true, the doctor did not find the flippant remark about traveller's diarrhoea very funny. The camel doctor and Baba giggled though. I cringed in the waiting room.
6. The antibiotics began working almost immediately.
love to all xxx
PS We added pics of the stepwell to the previous post.
... himself as a Brahman holy man, and took us to pray by the lake. Turns out this was a prayer ceremony, but also a money-raising event. The holy man who went through the ceremony with us, which involved colored chalk, marigolds, a coconut, rice grains and water from the holy lake on a metal platter, then asked us for a pledge of money for the temple, to help feed the poor. We felt really torn. We want to help the poor and feed the hungry. But, we ...
... all manage to entrance you into the fun that is Pushkar Fair.
Whilst it didn't have the organisation and safety of the Marlborough Mop or Leeds Valentine Fair it certainly won hands down for atmosphere, buzz and general raucous behaviour-the whole region was here!
I arrived at the bus station in Jaipur an hour before departure to bag the last ticket in the bus, one of 5 crammed into the driver's cabin. Very fortunately there was a no show in the seats and the other 4 ...
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