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Our arrival in Udaipur where the bus dropped us off at a dock and the hotel sent perfect little boats over to take us across the lake.

I'm going to copy this rap from the Lonely Planet guide:

'Another facet of Rajasthan, far from being surrounded by desert, Udaipur is situated in the lap of the thickly wooded Aravali Hills. Founded in 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh II following the final sacking of Chittorgarh by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, Udaipur rivals any of the world famous creations of the Mughals with its Rajput love of the whimsical and its superbly crafted elegance.'

I did try and absorb as much history as my softened brain could manage but I did not look up Chittorgarh...
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