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Jaipur 1994   camel

 

Jaipur, the Pink city, is the capital of Rajasthan, at the edge of the desert Thar with its beige-brown coloured landscape. The unusual city bewitched and confused our senses. Everywhere yoIn contrast there are magnificent fronts like the legendary Palace of Winds, or the city palace complex. camels, bicycles, holy cows, snake charmers, colourful markets, an also many cow-pats.

Markt in Jaipur  heilige Kuh

In contrast there are magnificent fronts like the legendary Palace of Winds, or the city palace complex.

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Palast der Winde  Stadtpalast

Fort Amber, we reached in a 20-minute ride on the swinging back of an elephant.

  Fort Amber  Elefantentaxi

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From here you have a fantastic view of the environs. The fort is famous for its elephant gate and its singular beauty mirror rooms. Our way back down, over the many stages, was accompanied by a lot of impudent monkeys.

Elefantenweg zum Fort Amber  Elefantentor

  Spiegelzimmer  Fort Amber

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Our break, we made in one of the many beautiful palace hotels. Our break, we made in one of the many beautiful palace hotels.

 

  Palasthotel  

  

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