Elephant or jeeps?October 28 in India ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C
Our first night in Jaipur was noisy. We are in day 3 of Diwali and the festival is going strong. Now the streets and homes are decorated with lights the fireworks begin...about 8pm and last for about 3 or more hours. Our hotel invited everyone down for a celebration which was a firework display. You could see and hear fireworks all around the city; the noise sometimes deafening.
In the morning we went to see Amber (pronounced Ambeer) Fortress. Another fort built high on the hill. Cars are only allowed so far then you must choose other transportation or walk( not many chose the latter). Elephant or jeep We chose the Jeep because we have already ridden an elephant. The fortress itself is magnificent . It is surrounded by 15km wall. It was built in the 16th century by a Rajput commander..Read more