Trip Start Oct 20, 2007
11Trip End Nov 13, 2007
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The next morning, we got up early to see Jaipur's famous Amber Fort. The trip up to the fort is on elephant back, for which there is a significant wait. The local vendors put this time to full use--they bustle around the hordes of tourists hawking their wares, and will follow you through the line for quite some time if you show even the slightest interest in purchasing something. The fort itself was very beautiful,
That afternoon was free, so David, Kelly and I took off to see Jantar Mantar, a centuries old astronomical observatory. This was another hidden gem: an open field littered with different bizarre looking sculptures and contraptions