Jaipur Urban Villa
Travel Blogs from Jaipur
... was, by American standards, very poor. Mother cooked from a small clay stove ,sitting on the floor, using as fuel, cow chips she had gathered from her small farm yard. Meals were mostly chapatis and lentils. Chicken was on the menu if guests like us were willing to pay the extra dollar to buy it.but I watched the playful bantering of the father and mother, and the cheerful play of the ...
... Delta flight again!
I took a small nap, and then met up with our group and guide for our outing of the night---a Bollywood movie! We all hopped in the requisite tuk-tuks for transport over to the theater, and as I rode there I asked my guide what movie we were going to see, and apparently it was a HUGE blockbuster film, called “Rowdy Rancooon” (I believe the spelling is right on that, although I could be wrong). It’s very popular in India and stars some ...
... sem eftir var dagsins, fórum á sama veitingastað og daginn áður og horfðum á indverska þjóðdansinn.
Þegar við komum aftur upp á hótel var Árni stunginn í hálsinn af risastórri ógeðslegri býflugu. Hann fann smá sting í hálsinn og létt högg þegar hún flaug á hann og svo horfðum við á býfluguna steypast á jörðina og drepast. Við komumst a.m.k. að því að Árni er ekki með bráðaofnæmi fyrir býflugnastungum, bara smá bólga.
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Árni Þór og Eva Karen
... of planets. Each instrument was fixed in place and was 'focused' in order to do a specific job.
As we wandered away from the crowds we reached the back of the grounds where The Samrat Yantra took pride of place. This was the largest instrument measuring 27m in height and the world’s largest sundial.
Its shadow from the sun was carefully plotted to tell the time of day which we found was just fascinating. Built from ...
... Murray thought was the impossibly skinny minaret we saw yesterday near Chandpol Gate, but it was actually in the city near Tripolia Gate. Once this is sorted, the driver takes us right to it, down the side passage we used to get to the City Palace. We are surprised at the small 10 Rupee entrance charge, then climb the strange, continuous circular fluted ramp (rather than actual stairs) to the top, getting spooked by pigeons on the way up. All the windows on the ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking