Ghanerao Jungle Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ghanerao
... climb to the top rewarded us with expansive views of the land the fort once ruled, and a spooky noise of some of the strongest wind we've experienced at great heights. How the Mughals built a fort is beyond me. It must have had an extra special death by being blown away rate. We snapped a few pictures, had a few pictures of us snapped as we shook locals hands (did I mention we're celebrities wherever we go?) and were off to our next destination: ...
... of being in an Indiana Jones movie.
We had a young man for a guide, who lives in the temple and wears a bright yellow Jain cloth. He explained everything and prayed for us at the end, which I’m sure is a tourist special, but having anyone pray for you is a pretty special thing, no matter their motives. Sadly, he did NOT want his photo taken.
On the way home we stopped at a hilltop restaurant, owned by one of Ajay’s friends (he has LOTS), called ...
Kumbalgarh is a wildlife sanctuary that has recently been made into a National Park. We stayed at the Aodhi, another "heritage" hotel just outside the park. The rooms are similar to the plush digs at Deogarh, with several sitting rooms and terraces in addition to the bedrooms. The downside is having to walk up several flights of stairs to get to your room, a small price to pay.
... Jaguar, a Royal Enfield motorcycle, and this De Soto.
For dinner that night, I ordered tandoori chicken, which was served outside on the terrace, in the dark. Fortunately, my meal came with its own candle...carved out of a tomato!
After leaving Deogarh, we drove through an area of farmland and past several reservoirs, ...
... camouflaged jeep with the Norwegian contingent (Stine, Marte, Dagfried and Evelyn) for the journey to Ranakpur which Ruby told us is a country retreat for Indian people who live and work closeby. This place is so peaceful- it reminded me of Little House on the Prairie. It didn't feel like being in India at all, away from the beeping horns and pollution on the big cities. The sound of the traffic in other places is starting to grate, a lot, along with the fact that there are ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service