Friday, June 26, 2015

Namaste! Bethany & Grandma Goody in India

JAIPUR Palaces & Forts

                                 Palace of Wind                                                        Water Palace
                                Amber Fort                                        Bethany gets a lesson in snake charming...
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JAIPUR Eating in the 'pink city'

Street markets
 Beautiful garden restaurant with dancers, fire eaters (below), & a lesson in making naan

 Cooking class at Karin & Ranjai's house, followed by a feast!

Keoladeo National Park

Some of the animals seen on amazing bike ride through the park...
Oriental magpie robin, Painted stork, Indian pond heron, Peacock, White spotted deer, Antelope, Golden mongoose, Indian lizard, Jackal, Cow/bull, Brahmin cow, Monkeys, Catfish, Indian mud back turtle, Vulture, Rhesus macaque, Saruscrane

Catfish & turtles looking for food....


It felt like we were staying at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel!

The henna artist did this in about 7 minutes! 
Indian folk music & puppet show in the hotel courtyard 

Abahneri village

Harshshat Mata Temple
Temple entrance with the deity inside
 Bethany gets a lesson on making clay pots
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