forts and camels

on to the state of rajasthan. first stop: jaipur, the capitol city. this is the amber fort, a major tourist attraction. you can access the fort by riding on an elephant, which we did.  the adventure began before we got on the elephant, however, when abby and i saw a man hawking some fairly nice kids’ t-shirts and shouting out “twenty! twenty!” twenty rupees is pretty cheap for a shirt, so we inquired, and he came back with the price: 1,500 rupees, which is about 20 euros, or 30 dollars. we declined, and the haggling began – riding an elephant…