Monthly Archives: February 1997


Jodhpur Fort

By | 2017-02-27T17:03:27+00:00 February 27th, 1997|India|

I awoke at 6am to the sound of a local clearing his throat, sinuses and bronchial passage in the bathroom adjacent to mine so I was still dog tired by the time I actually made it out in search of the fort. Obviously I was still getting used to the fresh air, jet-lag, exercise and these early morning wake-up calls. I knew the moment I passed the little blue house on the path up to the fort that either the little boy or his mother would spot me again (which of course they did) so I decided to quickly stop by and say hello. This time dad was at home too. He seemed pleased to see me, thanking me ironically for introducing his son to gambling the night before. "Las Vegas next!" I joked. After a quick lemonade I made good my escape, kinda promising that I would come back for some lunch after I had seen the fort. They told me that the museum shut at 1pm and so I should stay with them another hour or so [...]