We started early for a foggy coach ride to Jaipur, everyone was excited about our ‘mini break’.
On arrival in Jaipur, we left our bags at our hotel and after the obligatory coffee stop headed to the Amber Fort. As our guide told us stories of Kings and Queens of times gone by we toured the amazing fort marvelling at features from kilometres of massive walls to rooms of beautiful glass. Somehow we whiled away several hours in that amazing place before we returned to our hotel to check in an freshen up. The hotel was lovely and situated on a large lake with a sunken palace and we enjoyed a walk along the bustling waterfront among traders selling their wares and people taking camel rides before returning for pre-dinner drinks at the hotel. A sundowner beer or two by the pool while enjoying lively discussions about Masters projects was followed by dinner and finally flopping into our five-star beds ready for more exploration of Jaipur tomorrow.