Travel Blogs from Aurangabad, India

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Bibi-ka-Maqbara, Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Bibi-ka-Maqbara, Daulatabad Fort and Ellora Caves

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... a bit dull, but close to the bus station so we went for a huge walk to see if there was anything more interesting around Aurangabad, and to our surprise there was a whole different new world not too far away. Shops and eateries galore. It was ...

Auranga-not-too-bad, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Auranga-not-too-bad

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... the rest of the day, starting with a nap to catch up on the sleep we inevitably didn't get on the overnight bus. Aurangabad itself doesn't have anything to attract tourists such as ourselves. It is just another of the numerous million-person, dusty, ...

Interesting Sights in Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Interesting Sights in Aurangabad

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... we are religiously taking our Travelan tablets). Back to the hotel to put up our mozzie nets and get some much needed sleep. Overall Aurangabad was a great place even though the LP guide recommended to give it a miss and head for Jalgaon ...

The Deccan Trap Caves: Divine Art, Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad Caves, Elephanta Island, India travel blog

The Deccan Trap Caves: Divine Art

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... solace and shelter while they listened to the waterfalls cascading from the cliffs outside. As I traveled to Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad, and Ellephanta caves, I imagined dozens of different scenes of yore. The oldest cave was in Ajanta, a large ...

Cave Exploring in Maharashtra, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Cave Exploring in Maharashtra

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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... until it was time for my flight. I got on the plane. Now I had to fly back to Mumbai to head to Singapore due to Aurangabad not being an international airport. This place is as ass backwards as the rest of the country and I waited an hour to catch a bus ...

Ellora, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Ellora

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... -Xmas, and post-wedding, after a quick sojourn back in Mumbai, I found myself heading north again. The first stop was Aurangabad, a small town in the centre of Maharashtra state notable as the access point for the famous World Heritage carved cave temples ...

The Epic Bus Journey to Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India travel blog

The Epic Bus Journey to Aurangabad

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Where to begin? Initially we tried to get a train to Aurangabad but found out they were fully booked (we think as we never got to the front of the queue before being hassled by a bus company guy). He suggested we go there on a luxury sleeper bus with ...

Buddhist, Hindu and Jain Caves, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Buddhist, Hindu and Jain Caves

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... ; Who wants chai at 3 am!            Our next stop was in a town called Aurangabad.  This place is famous for its close proximity to famous caves and for having the poor mans Taj Mahal. Ellora is ...

Caves and Things, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Caves and Things

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Ever since we had been to the Taj with Irish Frog, we knew that eventually we would go to Aurangabad. Originally, we wanted to go from Ahmadabad, but the trains were full for the next month, so via Mumbai we went. The same night as my birthday, we were on ...

World heritage cave sites, Aurangabad, India travel blog

World heritage cave sites

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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Caves, caves and more caves......, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Caves, caves and more caves......

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 75 ; McDonald's breakfast lunch and dinner!! Train from cst to aurangabad ac 3 tier, get in!  Day 76 ;  So after feeling rubbish for a good 4 days I am back and feeling well which is good so I can continue annoying Phil, its true what people ...

Learning not to trust Lonely Planet, Aurangabad,  India travel blog

Learning not to trust Lonely Planet

A travel blog entry by stortney

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We've done nothing today, except arrive in Aurangabad absolutely exhausted. The train was 2 hours late, totting up a not-so-cool 22 hours and, needless to say, tempers were wearing thin. We did learn today not to trust the Lonely Planet and are staring to ...

Saturday the 20th, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Saturday the 20th

A travel blog entry by lprince

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... .     Ellora Caves The Ellora cave temples are regarded as the World heritage sites of India. They are situated just 30 kilometers northwest of Aurangabad. It can be easily reached from the nearby major towns. There are almost 34 monasteries ...

Aurangabad: Grottor, fort och en harlig stad., Aurangabad, India travel blog

Aurangabad: Grottor, fort och en harlig stad.

A travel blog entry by michaelstadell

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Sa nu har jag sovit 3 natter i Aurangabad. Jag akte hit for att se de gamla grottorna som finns runtomkring staden Aurangabad, Ellora och Ajanta.  Jag anlande till Jalgaon och tog en vanlig lokalbuss till Ajanta grottorna, ca 55 km bort. En valdigt ...

'Ello Ellora, Aurangabad, India travel blog

'Ello Ellora

A travel blog entry by cyclinglamb

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... Total mileage: 1276.6 miles I had every intention to write two blogs - one from Mandu and one from where I am now, Aurangabad. However, the prospect of tandoori chicken and thus a break from the 'pure-veg' tedium of the previous couple of weeks means ...

Grottes de Ellora, Khuldābād, India travel blog

Grottes de Ellora

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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   Après les grottes de Ajanta ont pensaient pas être surpris à ce point !  Dès l’entrée on arrive face à l’immense temple de Kailasa. Ce temple hindou datant de 760 est fait d’un seul bloc ! Tout a été taillé ...

Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharastra, India, India travel blog

Ajanta Caves

A travel blog entry by abn941

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... caps").   The women, Muslim and Hindu, all wore beautiful silk saris; silk is a big export of Aurangabad.   Motorcycle drivers often wore white cloth coverings over the faces, with only their eyes exposed. Brent and ...

Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Aurangabad

A travel blog entry by homersim

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Ellora and ...

Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Aurangabad

A travel blog entry by bhavish

After a cramped 7hr non a/c seated journey, talking intermittently to a local guy who had just come back from Assam (working in oil drilling), I checked into Hotel Panchavatti around 11pm and soon went to sleep after enjoying the luxury of a TV. A decent ...

Day 2, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jayeeta

The next day we went to AJANTA by tourist bus...it felt nice to leave the city... (auragabad is not quite a nice place being dry and dusty ). When we arrived at Ajanta.... the scenery was beautiful.... a horse-shoe valley with numerous caves on the ...

Aurangabad-boy, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Aurangabad-boy

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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Thursday 16th September Returned to our hostel after spending the day at Ellora Caves. Friday 17th September Caught the 08:00 bus to Pune. It was going to be a 5.5 hour journey to get there. We listened to a Spanish learning CD, which we think will be ...

India, away from the coast, Aurangabad, India travel blog

India, away from the coast

A travel blog entry by mistyandmark

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... below our bunks, our valuables stored in small backpacks that we used as pillows, we journeyed inland in west India. As we exited the train in Aurangabad we joined a line of changing people.  In Bangkok this would have been a protest against the ...

Buddhist Caves and the Sweaty Night, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Buddhist Caves and the Sweaty Night

A travel blog entry by mjs81

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... Although it was nearly time for us to be at the airport, the Mystery Machine had one more stop for us to make. Aurangabad is widely known throughout India as a fine region for silk. We stopped off at a small silk factory and watched a man forming a shawl. ...

Day one, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Day one

A travel blog entry by jayeeta

... hired a taxi and off we went to see the aurangabad caves... on the way was SONERI MAHAL...which unluckily was closed for renovation. Aurangabad caves were not much...but it gave a view of the city from far...even the Bibi-ka-Maqbara could be seen... The ...

Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Maharastra, India, India travel blog

Ellora caves

A travel blog entry by abn941

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... more fields, towns, and a beautiful fort high atop a mountain.  It used to be the main fort for India when Aurangabad was the capital. We arrived at the caves and were able to buy a ticket (Ayaz bought our tickets for all ...

Caves, Meteorite craters and more big cities, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Caves, Meteorite craters and more big cities

A travel blog entry by goontack

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... side and down below people throw money on some kind of big coushin. From the poor mans Taj we continued to the local Aurangabad caves, these were fairly insignificant caves compared to Ajanta and Ellora and they all looked fairly similar, so for me it ...

Ellora and the Dream Bus, Aurangabad,  India travel blog

Ellora and the Dream Bus

A travel blog entry by stortney

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... rock face. When we were all caved out we left and headed to the Daulatabad fort which was on the way back to Aurangabad. This fort, although not as visually impressive as the previous ones we have seen was the most challenging to explore. It seems the ...

Prvni dojmy, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Prvni dojmy

A travel blog entry by zdebar

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Tak uz mame za sebou prvni nocni cestovani z Bombaje.Bombaj na nas moc velky dojem neudelal, velka chudoba oproti tomu velky luxus, hodne spiny a jeste vic lidi. Hlavne tech, co nemaji vubec nic,spi na ulici a nekteri vypadaji jak zivouci mrtvoly, v ...

Jede Menge Hoehlen!, Aurangabad, India travel blog

Jede Menge Hoehlen!

A travel blog entry by nax

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... sehr langen und heissen Tag machten wir uns am spaeten Nachmittag dann mit dem diesmal weniger ueberfuellten Taxi wieder auf nach Aurangabad. Fuer den naechsten Tag sollte dann ein weiterer langer Trip im Zug anstehen, weil wir immer noch einen weiten ...

where?, Aurangabad, India travel blog

where?

A travel blog entry by benneesham

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Well Aurangabad is not much more than a large truck stop in the middle of nowhere, nothing here but good for connections elsewhere...i.e the caves at Ellora and Ajanta. The countryside around it is lovely though. As with a lot of places in India, alcohol ...

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