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... as leopards are seldom
seen. They like to prowl the place at night. Seeing the variety of antelopes
and big “blue bulls” was enthralling. This place strikes a perfect ecological
balance as the “blue bulls” we were told, are the favourite food of the tiger.
Tigers will kill and eat one weekly on average. We can only say that they are
big buggers and tigers must have a big appetite to match!
We saw any amount of ...
... On a lighter note, at the place we had dinner tonight, there was a guy outside with a PUPPET SHOW! A traditional Rajasthan puppet show!! Complete with a tent stage and a drummer to provide the music! The puppets danced for us and it was HIL-ARIOUS!! But also the stuff nightmares are made of. Think along the lines of clowns....not 'Sooty and Sweep' adorable puppets, but wooden (or paper mache?) heads on brightly coloured material bodies (see pic)! One even had a detachable ...
... us. Unlike other places we have been to, including South America, we rarely feel threatened here. Of course it is busy, hectic and the touts and beggars can be a little much sometimes. But there is genuinely little malice in the people here, and you feel that subconsciously wherever you go. It makes you feel happier accepting invitations like this, and that in turn means you have a much richer experience.
The other side of the coin when it comes to the ...
... Sikri to fight against Afghan tribes and would only be used one more time for 3 months in 1619 and was finally abandoned after only 15 years due to insufficient water supply. We stormed this place fairly quickly as we were anxious to get to Jaipur but very glad the stop was made as there was a fascinating combination of HIndu, Persian and Indo-Muslim architecture and details. Onwards to Jaipur but not before a quick snack and buying a pair of baggy pants ...
... of the others.
Back at the hotel I packed and got to the bus station at the planned hour. Within minutes I had found the Bundi bound bus and was aboard. The bus was an ancient decrepit version of many vehicles I had ridden on in China and Asia over the years. The unfortunate thing was that I had always thought I would never be travelling on one of these buses again - but how wrong one can be. The driver was in a self contained area of ...