Everyone had a good day today, visiting the Maharaja’s Palaces and an outside observatory.
We also saw how the gems are cut and polished and had lunch at the beautiful Raj Palace. My local guide for the day was Mahindra, who has the most piercing green eyes. It is very unusual for an Indian to have anything but brown eyes. Over lunch we had a long discussion about the Hindu religion or way of life. Our karma decides how we are reborn but our behaviour in this life does not necessarily decide our karma. Being good will not do us any harm though.
It never rains here in Rajasthan in the winter but it rained this afternoon. I am sure it will have stopped by tomorrow, when we head to Ranthambore and the national park for our safaris and tiger spotting.
Wish I had time to visit a NGO (Non Government Organisation) I-India who have shelters and schools for Jaipurs many street kids.