Day 9 Jaipur January 27th 2012 <!--StartFragment-->
Breakfast in the courtyard restaurant – our hotel was once a wealthy family home – and then off to explore the City Palace. Within the palace there are two silver vessels filled with holy water from the Ganges (see photo) which were taken to the UK for the coronation of Edward VII .
Part of the palace now serves as a museum – weaponary and armoury . The ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur » Chomu The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more