Tag Archives: Jaipur

blog 200: the great clock of jai singh II

“Then let me show you something” he said. “That little underground room I said. “That little mystery that is not a vault filled with treasure?” “No. Not treasure. But it is a secret thing. Our family’s other secret.” We rode … Continue reading

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blog 199: last rose of summer

Khan Son # 1’s team won the polo match. It was held where the ghostly polo match of the future was held, courtiers milling nonchalantly around the veranda as I sat by Rajah Ram Singh in wicker chairs eerily like … Continue reading

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blog 198: killing with chemistry

By fading dusk we were outside in the moonlight gilded wilderness outside of Jaipur. I pulled on a rubber laboratory suit, gloves, and visor with thick glass inset such as metallurgists use. Then Ram Singh then helped me into a … Continue reading

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blog 197: getting the narasingha to attack will not be the problem

Ram Singh used the priest’s horse to gallop for help. Soon he was back with the German doctor. “Evolutionary detour” I explained. “India! I knew I vould see strange things!” the German said as he set and bandage the wounded … Continue reading

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blog 196: sphinxes in need of a fix

We trotted down the tunnel as the echoing howl got louder and louder. Then we saw the sphinxes. The female Were lioness was howling by her mate who was slumped in pain, and oddly, almost purring in it’s whimpering. The … Continue reading

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blog 195: just like a sphinx to get into trouble!

“John!” Ram Singh howled. “It is gone! The dynasty will fall!” “Only if we cannot get it back!” I said. “And you knew it was gone!” “Yes.” “How? How?” “Who is missing?” “What?” “Who is missing? Since I have come … Continue reading

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blog 194: the narasingha skin was gone!

“There two ways to reach it because there is a maze of tunnels. Part of those tunnels were used to become part of the underground water aqueduct system that ties Maota to Sagar and the forts to the city. Originally … Continue reading

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