My next stop was Udaipur which is north of Mumbai. After a pretty comfortable bus ride (after hearing other horror bus stories I consider my journey as being really easy). The city of Udaipur has a large City Palace that is on the lake. The lake filled up this year for the first time in years because of the monsoons and makes for a gorgeous backdrop for the city. If any of you have seen the movie Octopussy (James Bond), it was shot in and around Udaipur.
Went to see some traditional dancing that was being performed at one of the museums. This lady wound up balancing 9 pots on her head.
I was also in Udaipur for the Navrati celebrations. This is one of many festivals in India and I had the chance to see the dancing that takes place in the streets every evening. It was a lot of fun and great to see everyone dressed in their vibrant colors.
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