Udaipur - Day 1

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Udaipur - Day 1

Post by david63 » 07 Nov 2014, 12:08

We set off this morning from Jodhpur for the seven hour journey to Udaipur. About half way there we stopped at the Ranakpur Jain Temple – this is one of those places where no leather is allowed in (allegedly) do having removed my belt and clutching my trousers to stop them falling down we set off for an hour’s audio tour of the Temple.

This is claimed to be one of, if not the, most exquisite examples of a Jain Temple in India and dates back to the 14th century. There are 1,444 (I will take their word on that as I did not count them!)richly and breathtakingly carved pillars and they are all different.

Once we had finished here we set off to complete the journey just stopping for a moment to see an ox driven water wheel.

We are now in our room with its own semi-private pool overlooking Lake Pichola.

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