Royal Kumbhalgarh Villas
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... was a Rajput, the warrior caste) - just amazing how families can completely disown children and genuinely threaten to kill them for what many other cultures consider a 'norm'. Such are the revelations of travel. Kumbalagargh was a really impressive fort, and from a distance looked really imposing and was definitely worth the visit. Inside the old city walls is a small village and again and again we have found the people to be so friendly. Out this way you ...
Opting for a different mode of transport, our trio took to the road with
a local driver for our journey to Udaipur. We rode through vast desert and reached the foot of Rajasthan's hills, with Ranakpur at its base.
The Jain religion is one of extreme peace. People won't
eat animals, eggs, or even root vegetables for it would kill bugs that
make homes in ...
... that this guide thought his main role was to ensure we didn't get lost!
We can often identify more of the birds and animals than the guide and we see more than they do because we are really trying too. To be fair, our guide found a fresh tiger print which was exciting and I spotted a fresh leopard print, impressing Roger lots. Sadly we saw neither, though if we had, we would surely have tried to outrun our guide screaming like girls.
Next stop, Mount Abu...
... A cup of chai tea at a restaurant on the 1.5km walk down to the bus stop and then the 3hr bus trip back to SLH where I was in time for another buffet dinner - it coincided with the last night of the US college girls Ranakapur stay, so there was much energy about the place, and a campfire sing along to boot. All good.
In short a great escape from Indian big city / town life.
... their daily visit to the temple. As the morning air was still cool, the white marble had not heated up with the day yet, and the breeze was comfortable. We walked on burlap trails, however, and were covered by blue tarps overhead. When the line snaked around to the main temple, men went in one line and women in another. We were right next to each other the whole time, but in different worship lines. The main attraction was a statue of Lord Shiva and many people brought gifts, ...