The Bissau Palace Hotel One of the gates leading into the Pink City Market by the west gate Inside the Hawa Mahal
View from the Hawa Mahal over Jaipur and the City Palace Facade of the Hawa Mahal The Jantar Mantar, Jai Singh's giant observatory Giant sundial
Jantar Mantar, Royal Palace and Nahargarh (Tiger Fort, on the mountain) Mubarak Mahal, or Welcom Palace, inside the City Palace complex This is Rajasthan. The Diwan-i-Khas, or Hall of Private Audience, in the City Palace complex
City Palace These 1.6 m vessels are made of silver. The Guiness Book of Records claims they are the biggest pieces of silver in the world. Displaying the wares in a jaipur tissue emporium Et voiola!
Elephants in the streets of Jaipur Animals in the courtyard of the Bissau Palace Hotel Chipmunk There was a family of owls in a hole in a tree.
Breakfast in the garden. Quel plaisir! Those are bricks she's carrying on her head. Amber Fort Elephants in the lake outside Amber
Elephant shower The first courtyard of Amber Fort Gate to the upper level of the palace The Diwan-i-Aam, or Hall of Public Audience
The beautiful Jai Mandir (Hall of Victory), in Amber Fort, inlaid with stones and small mirrors Jai Mandir Jai Mandir Kesar Kyari Bagh, or safran gardens, in the middle of Lake Maota, viewed from Amber Palace
Ramparts on the ridge tops surround Amber. Upper level of Amber Palace View of Amber with Jaipur in the distance The Jah Mahal
The climb up to the Monkey Temple Goat, monkey and dog View over some of Jaipur's suburbs View over Jaipur with Nahagarh, Tiger Fort, on the distant mountain
Looking down on the Galta temple complex One of the gates to the Pink City Chow time Peafowl on the hotel grounds
Lower, or western, approach to Galta Galta One of the sacred tanks of Galta Sacred tank and view of Galta
Rama, Sita and Lakshmana A sacred tank at Galta Families at Galta The water looks great.
Monkeys playing at Galta. It is called the Monkey Temple. Monkeys at Galta Begging monkey Monkey family with cow
This one looks like an old monkey. Pregnant? A tree full of birds Wild bougainvillia A Hindu religious festival we met in the streets of Jaipur
Decorated elephant Decorated camels and friend Decorated horses A brass band played extremely rythmic music.
Dancers Interior of the Bissau Palace Hotel Interior of the Bissau Palace Hotel Dining area in the Bissau Palace Hotel