Rajasthan Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... a snake charmer and his snake.
Next stop was Tiger/Nahrgarh Fort. Nahrgarh Fort was built in 1734, the story goes that the fort is haunted by a dead prince, whenever progress was made on the fort Nahrgarh (the prince) destroyed it. The fort was named after the prince to stop him breaking everything.
The King or Maharaja that ruled the fort had nine wives and each one of them had there own seperate apartment. The king could visit any ...
... tikki's (fried potato patties), this was apparently the oldest shop in Jaipur and something of an institution here. Unfortunately, with Indians being the enterprising chaps they are, many imposter's had opened up shop, not a respectful distance away from the original one, as one might imagine, but going all out and opening them either side of, and opposite the original. Obviously, everyone claimed to be the original one, making it a near impossible task to figure out which one ...
... could move between them and how the women had a central meeting place/ courtyard. As we were exiting the Fort we got to see an awesome snake charmer and I gathered my nerves to get closer for a photo. The snake didn't really move or dance but just sat in the basket with its head up. From the Amber Fort we grabbed a local city bus back to Jaipur. Again being the celebrity I am in India, a woman was trying to take secret pictures of me so I asked if she wanted a photo and ...
... I told Anuj] had a big suitcase.
Tired and without a camera, I used the time on the train by and large to rest/sleep, everybody that I saw getting some forty winks too. We were held up at Dgahagra for awhile, the penultimate train station.
Finally into Agra Cant[onmen]t. Kidding with Mark that 5* was taking away money from a poor porter by dragging along Marcella's monster bag. There was a chap hanging around the bus who had elephant man's ...
... So we jumped in his tuk tuk and headed off into the busiest and smokiest city yet. Busy is an understatement, a short ride later and we were at the hotel and as expected he did his spiel about being a guide etc. For once I actually started to feel sorry for them, the desperation in getting a job to just survive another week was so evident in his face. But we just arrived and weren't in the mood for booking dodgy tour guides. We did our usual ...