Amber Palace was eleven kilometres from the pink city. We decided to forgo the fifty rupees for an elephant ride up the hill to the thousand-year-old palace. Instead, we walked. While we had a stroller for my youngest daughter, my poor three-year-old had to plod along unaided. She trudged up the hill until eventually I carried her the final distance.Continue reading Jaipur’s Amber Palace
I was close to done with palaces, but the final one was worth the visit.
Changdeokgung Palace secreted one surprise after another. I turned corners and artistic buildings crystalized. Even the walls surrounding palace structures were impressive. Unlike Deoksugung Palace, I accompanied a guide. There was no choice! Continue reading Seoul’s Changdeokgung Palace