WelcomHeritage Bal Samand Lake Palace
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... which made it much more enjoyable in the
past. There is some really interesting
history and reasoning for doing things they way they were done. This fort is around 700 years old so it is
pretty awesome that it is still so well intact and there are so many artifacts
Interesting India stuff
Motorcycles - There are tonnsss of motorcycles here. I would guess that Honda Hero has about 80% market share. ...
Oh, and the palm reader is right at the end if you fancied knowing what age you were going to die at.
Jaswant Thada is worth a look. It's probably around a 10 minute walk from the fort and makes for some pretty photos. I headed back to the fort after that because I'd heard you could walk around the battlements and look at the cannon collection, some of which are the spoils ...
... keep mosquitos away.
Following the fort visit we walked downhill, through the old town, stopping off to see a modern hotel - a mix of old haveli and modern building, the post office, markets and had the local specialty lassi - a traditional yogurt drink, which in Jodhpur is lemon flavoured. The little shop selling it was incredibly busy.
In the evening we visited the Mandore Gardens, with the cenotaphs of 15th and 16th century kings, ...
... The food was very tasty, however once again Clare and Chiara felt a bit cheated by their korma which in India is even less like curry and more white creamy sauce. We took a leaflet for the flying fox and agreed to book it that evening and were persuaded to return for some henna too. Back at RAAS, our rooms were ready but before we settled in we were taken on an architectural tour of hotel. The hotel is a mix of old and new. The entire thing has been ...
... were amazing. When we wanted to buy tickets for the fort, we couldn't, nobody was there... lunch time, ofcourse! We had taken some food from the hotel last night so we decided to have that while some indian ladies next to us were admiring our plaids! Ticket guy was back, so off we went to buy some international tickets, where the guy told clíona that she looked like barbie doll with her blond plaided hair, hahaha miriam couldn't stop laughing! We got an audio tour again this ...