We checked out of our hotel and made our way across the bridge once again for a tour of the old town. We meandered our way through the streets, from shop to shop.
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After breakfast our destination was the City Palace. We made our way through the narrow, ancient streets where we stumbled upon yet another Hindu temple. We climbed the many stairs and asked permission to enter. There was some sort of prayer going on with chanting and bell ringing which included people waving brooms in the air who were clearing away bad spirits. We met an artist at the temple who told us he was about to leave for New Zealand to exhibit his artwor...
This mornings mission was to find accomodation for the remainder of our Udaipur trip. We threw on a t shirt and shorts and headed across the food bridge to the other side of the lake. Our first impressions of Udaipur were amazing. The city surrounds the majestic lake and is made of tall buildings, many of them ancient palaces in typical Rajasthan style architecture. Most of the tall buildings have amazing roof terraces that provide incredible views over the anci...
After a night of people shouting and keeping us awake, we jumped in a tuktuk to take us to Trivandrum airport and head for Udaipur via Mumbai. After being told (usual story for us!) that our bags were too heavy, we did some re-packing which involved giving an airport cleaner Helens jacket. This made her day! We set off for Mumbai where we had a long wait in the domestic airport. With not much to do there we decided on a degustation of the airports food outlets. E...