In Jaipur. AS soon as the train had found its position on the platform, everyone was off. You can see the tourists more clearly here, there's less of us! And the touts notice us easily. At the exit we're bombarded with many fake smiles and helping hands for all "good" prices and we decide on a rickashaw driver for 100 rupees. The Hotel Amer View is 13KM from the train station and the rickashaw driver (Raul) seemed to have a monkey's agility at evading...
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Well this is a culture shock!! And a heat shock! Landed in India, got on a taxi, taxi took us to tourist information centre (clearly not for real tourists) and told us place we staying is bad and roadworks along the way, impossible to get in with car. Got taken to another Hotel and taxi driver wanted 600INDR. Interesting, day one and scammed already!! Yay. That night we seemed to attrack more than our fair sare of bling, and cripples as we walked along the ...