Sting’s hideaway and the Thar Desert! … 03/04/2010

The "Palace of the Winds", Jaipur.

The day started with a quick stop off at the Hawa Mahal or otherwise known as the “Palace of Winds”. Built in 1799 it has become an icon of the pink city of Jaipur.¬†At five stories high but just one story deep it has a strange appearance being built for the sole reason to enable the ladies of the harem to watch unnoticed the crazy street scenes below on the busy and feverish¬†Sireh Deori Bazaar. Continue reading “Sting’s hideaway and the Thar Desert! … 03/04/2010”