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February 23rd 2013
Published: April 2nd 2013
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How many times have I been to this overcrowded, over-touristy city? How many times have I said I really don't need to go again? Too many times perhaps! You either love or hate its buzz, its teeming hoards, its chaotic traffic. Me? I love it. I always find new things to see and do here. Of course, the Grey haired nomads had never been here before, so they had to pack everything into the inadequa... Read Full Entry



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Amber FortAmber Fort
Amber Fort

A garden in a courtyard.
Amber PalaceAmber Palace
Amber Palace

In the Shish Mahal - the Palace of Mirrors.
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Amber Fort

One of the mirrored panels in the Shish Mahal.
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Todd at Amber Fort

The 'Grey haired nomads' only had room in their luggage for a cardboard cutout of their friend Todd.
Amber FortAmber Fort
Amber Fort

Make room for a man at work!
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Amber Fort

A view from the fort ramparts.
Jaigarh FortJaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort

At the entrance to Jaigarh Fort.
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Jaigarh Fort

A walkway inside the ramparts.
Nahagarh FortNahagarh Fort
Nahagarh Fort

There are splendid views from this largely-ruined fortress.
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Nahagarh Fort

A view to a courtyard from one of the fort's former palatial buildings.
Nahagarh FortNahagarh Fort
Nahagarh Fort

A wall painting in one of the courtyards.
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Nahagarh Fort

A lady in wellies helping with restoration work at the Fort.
Jal MahalJal Mahal
Jal Mahal

A view across Man Sagar lake to the Jai Mahal palace.
Jal MahalJal Mahal
Jal Mahal

Our driver, Yadu, beside his Toyota Innova chats with a motorcyclist while we take photos of the palace in the lake.
Umaid Bhawan Heritage HotelUmaid Bhawan Heritage Hotel
Umaid Bhawan Heritage Hotel

One of the dancers who performed during dinner each night during our stay.
Umaid Bhawan Heritage HotelUmaid Bhawan Heritage Hotel
Umaid Bhawan Heritage Hotel

A sample of the excellent food you can expect at the hotel.
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Galtaji

A glimpse of the Monkey Temple to whet your appetite for the next blog!



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