Hotel H.R. Palace
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... where a
wandering brahman kept us company.
AS we arrived in Jaipur we encountered
our first working traffic light of the trip so far. Nearby traffic police ensure that drivers do stop. Usually the Indian road builders install very effective speed hump[s to slow people down and this works very well. At last arrived at our hotel at 830pm.
Long day but at least I saw the Taj!!
... you can't actually see how close you really are getting, that driving at night may be a little better on the nerves. Driving at night does have one advantage, you can see all the wedding gardens fully lit up and people partying away. The scenes are straight out of Bollywood, amazing colors, lots of bling, bright colored sari's that sparkle in the neon soaked night. The wedding gardens are everywhere as we enter Jiapur. Finally arriving at a very very nice hotel at around 9:15pm ...
... it. Some guy walked up, grabbed the cows tail, and dragged it towards the side of the path, to make more space. Nether the other people around nor the cow seemed to take any notice of what just happened. Finding a place to call overseas is a bit of a challenge at times. Just because a shop has a "international call" sign out the front, does not mean that that's what's happening inside these days. I finally found it by looking for ...
... Day in Northern Ireland might by a possible comparison, although I don't thing the Orange Order ever did go in for self-flagellation. We got back in good time to the Dera Rawatsar and had a quiet evening with dinner on the outdoor terrace. The next morning Nidhi and our faithful driver Om were waiting to take us to the Amber Fort (NOT named for the colour or jewel) in the hills overlooking Jaipur, about 20 km from the city. This was the original seat of the Jai ...
... occasionally. Anuj would point out this and that, be it a monkey temple, local snacks, a breath mints' shop, fried foods, candy preparation in large vats, etc.
We entered the old town through the Chandpol gate and later exited through the Ajimeri gate.
It is all too much to take in, from the incessant voices, the beeping of horns, watching where one puts one's foot [cracks or feces], being attentive crossing streets, etc. The smells, positive or negative, ...