Hotel Rajputana Palace
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... see the kids smile when they see their photos. There was Bhavesh 1 and Bhavesh 2 - 2 boys we met on our walk, who posed for us. Bhavesh 2 in particular was a very serious young man…who dissolved into giggles when he saw his photo. Then there were Anji and Yoges who couldn’t stop posing; there was a man in a barber shop who didn’t object to our clicking away at his lathered face; and there was a group of elderly men watching the world go by (a practice ...
When I say Blue city I mean it, all the buildings are painted Blue , no one really knows the reason why, we even asked the owner of the hotel and even he didn't know why that was. Jodhpur is like a smaller version of Delhi , but less manic, with loads of winding roads full of stalls and shops, oh and cows ! For some reason is Jodhpur it is common for selling puppets , I mean don't get me wrong they were all hand ...
... 8217;s a wonder as to why everyone has a white car! We eventually arrived at our luscious hotel at about 2pm where we had a small lunch and spent some time by the pool. The hotel was rather like a large central courtyard within walls and some rooms surrounding it. We had a huge room with all the usual trimmings and a lovely pool nearby. After a quick change we got picked up by the drivers at 4pm and made our way towards the main attraction ...
... where we were greeted promptly by locals wielding dyed powder, water balloons, and spray guns filled with colored water.
We finished a couple of hours later looking like sweets from an Indian bakery. Though it took a total of 90 minutes of showering between the 3 of us, and though we will probably find color in our clothes and hair weeks, it was worth every minute.
Seeing groups of children, teenagers, and even adults smiling wide as they smeared color ...
... pieces of art work.
Within the entrance fee we had a 1 hour 20 minute audio tour which gave us an insight into the history behind the great structure.
Once we had finished the tour we decided to wonder the streets for a bit looking at the lovely blue houses.
From here we walked 15 minutes to Jaswant Thada which is a marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh the 2nd, also located along the same road ...