Hotel Teerth Palace
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... to see the sacred lake with 52 ghats. This town is famous for the cattle fair which will be in 3 weeks, but already many gypsies have made the area around town there home and all the kids seem to be in town. We were watching our things but still trying to take photos. We all ...
... featuring the worlds largest sundial, and the Hawa Mahal, where ladies of the royal family could watch the activities of the streets below without being seen (women being seen by anyone other than their husband being a strict no-no in this culture). All these places, whilst providing just about ample enough fodder for our camera, were about as interesting as I’ve made them out to be (i.e. not terribly). The most impressive of attractions in Jaipur, however, is the Amber Fort, ...
... The town is centered around a lake, which according to the Hindu people was created when Brahma dropped a lotus flower here. It is therefore home to one of the only Brahma temples in the world. All Hindu people are meant to make at least one pilgrimage here and bathe in the holy waters. We could see this happening (no photos allowed) on the ghats (stairways leading down to water) right outside our room. This certainly held some interest for me, but it just ...
... We just fell in love with the city; we spent our day visiting temples, sipping coffees on a rooftop terrace with views of the lake, watching the sunset, people watching, and generally having a great, relaxing time. We enjoyed tea and cake beside the lake in the evening with our friends. We found a restaurant called “Honey and Spice”, which served healthy, organic meals. We felt like we'd gone to heaven! It had been a really long time since ...
... vegetarian meal as there is no meat, chicken or alcohol served in Pushkar, but we have been eating mainly vegetarian meals most days. We finished with coffee and cake, feeling like we have relaxed back several notches.
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