Travel Blogs from Bharatpur, India

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More bus rides.. sigh, Bharatpur, India travel blog

More bus rides.. sigh

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... to do there. We settled into our hotel, which was a nice place, and had a good lunch. The only tourist attraction in Bharatpur is a wildlife park that is full of birds. Unfortunately we knew before we got there that there would not be many birds because ...

Keoladeo Bird via Fatepur Sikri, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Keoladeo Bird via Fatepur Sikri

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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We travelled to Fatepur Sikri .....  detail to come..... local bus onto Bharatpur to visit the Keoladeo Bird Park We arrived late afternoon at the hotel which had a lovely garden and again caught bicycle rickshaws (we hate it when we get a little ...

India Nature: Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India travel blog

India Nature: Keoladeo National Park

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... in India as well as the many problems facing wildlife in such a populous country with a fast-growing economy. This was something I hope to understand as I travel India's parks and sanctuaries. I left Keoladeo, still wondering: Where did the birds ...

World Heritage Day Bonanza, Jaisalmer, Bharatpur and Agra, India travel blog

World Heritage Day Bonanza

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... are told are pushed in by surrounding villagers to fatten up on the special grass that grows in tha park.) World Heritage Day in India Using Bharatpur as our base, we headed to the ruined city of Fatephur Sikri, 30 kms away. We caught a jeep, which ...

Bharatpur, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Bharatpur

A travel blog entry by mattandlou

... sorry for guide as we were all knackered after the long train journey and struggled to show much enthusiasm! It was then on to Bharatpur to have a quick visit to another park. Our guide, Sunil, also invited us to spend the evening with him and his ...

Day 28 - Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Day 28 - Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by anamcara

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The reason for coming to Bharatpur was to visit the World Heritage bird sanctuary here and is the only sanctuary that is open in India at this time of year. It is 29sq km of wetlands and home to 364 species of birds with some migrating here all the way ...

Feeling Invisible in India, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Feeling Invisible in India

A travel blog entry by laura421

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... I was nothing in this guide's eyes, I almost lost it.  I kept telling myself, you are bicycling through a bird sanctuary in India!  Think how remarkable that is!  And asking for divine help in being gracious and not yelling at them or ...

Birds..., Bharatpur, India travel blog

Birds...

A travel blog entry by williment

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... Deeg was about an  hour from Bharatpur by bus. So we decided to spend the afternoon exploring. Getting there easy, Bharatpur bus station, crowded bus bounced along, arrived Deeg. Arriving Deeg it appeared its somewhat off the tourist trail, given ...

Bharatpur, Agr and beyond!, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Bharatpur, Agr and beyond!

A travel blog entry by helenandiain

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Hello, Helen here this time.  So after we left Haridwar / Rishikesh we headed to Bharatpur on the train, connecting in Delhi.  It was a long days travel and as we had been up in the hills for so long we hadn't really considered the heat and ...

Chitwan National Park, Bharatpur, Nepal travel blog

Chitwan National Park

A travel blog entry by binghams

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The sun is starting to rise in the sky and we are off into the forest of Chitwan National Park in search of the white rhino, and hoping to possibly catch a rare glimpse of a tiger. We are listening out for the slightest sound and set off through the bush ...

Revenge of the Birds, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Revenge of the Birds

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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We left Karauli in the early morning for our drive to Agra. On the road to Agra we made two stops. The first was at the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary. The bird flu "epidemic" was going full tilt at the time and we thought it ironic that we were ...

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Keoladeo National Park

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... . After dreaming about it, we are finally there. It is a bit foggy unfortunately but that is the time of the year. The Pearl of India was built by Emperor Shajehan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Now, that's love (C'est pas  nous que ca ...

Bharatpur, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Bharatpur

A travel blog entry by sy_and_em

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In Bharatpur we didn't do much as it took 7 hours to get there. We stopped off at a traditional village on the way which was horrible. The children just kept asking for money and pens and it was clear a lot of tours stop there. The young men didn't look ...

Birds birds and more birds.......in Keoladev Park, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Birds birds and more birds.......in Keoladev Park

A travel blog entry by carole91

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... Christmas. Bugger! Had a quick walk round the bits I could see....not a lot so it was a v quick walk! The rest of Bharatpur didnt look at all interesting on the auto ride and I had reached the point where I really couldnt be bothered to go ...

With the brothers and a bit of Jaipur on the way!, Bharatpur, India travel blog

With the brothers and a bit of Jaipur on the way!

A travel blog entry by carole91

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... off to Bharatpur and the brothers. To explain to everyone other than Claire and Bill: the brothers run a guesthouse in Bharatpur where they stayed on their trip over here. Eventually got there, dumped bag, had the first of many curries prepared ...

Sick the whole day, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Sick the whole day

A travel blog entry by jjwong

sick bananas yashwan, soda water and lime, very effective ok by night time skipped bird ...

A Day in the Life of a Small Village, Bharatpur, India travel blog

A Day in the Life of a Small Village

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana

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... , it was perfectly reasonable for her family to reimburse some of the cost of the man’s training. Honor killing in India occurs when a man and woman marry despite being in different castes so that it brings dishonor upon the families. In this case ...

Birdwatching in Bharatpur, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Birdwatching in Bharatpur

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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... as it sounds, the three of us have become twitchers - well at least for the duration of our stay in the Rajasthani town of Bharatpur. It's home to the Keoladeo National Park and just the place for some R&R after the rigours of Delhi and Agra. We picked a ...

Monkey Madness, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Monkey Madness

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell

This was a stop gap on the way to Agra as it's quite a long journey! Here there is a bird sanctuary, which I think my mum, Joycey, would love but we were so tired, most of us gave it a miss and just had a rest day. Although seeing so many places so ...

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Keoladeo National Park

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... continue on with only minor detours due to what we think were payoffs given by Kuldeep to the demonstrators.  We arrived in Bharatpur in time for lunch where we ate at a small but friendly restuarant that showed the cricket on TV while we ate ...

Moving on, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by stubbington1

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... time. Now, stomachs permitting, we are off to visit India's largest bird park, just a short walk from our guesthouse here in Bharatpur. Newspaper are reporting that a tiger has been seen in the park but a few storks are probably the best we can hope for. ...

Mr Singh spots the birdies, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Mr Singh spots the birdies

A travel blog entry by dynamite_dinah

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... to sit with his legs wrapped around the gear stick. Ouch! A few hours later we arrived at a small town called Bharatpur where the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary is located. The park supports a population of 375 species of birds, numerous mammals and ...

Grass, at last!, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Grass, at last!

A travel blog entry by ladytonholiday

You don't realize what you've got till it's gone! I don't think I ever appreciated the feeling of freshly cut clean green grass under my feet till we made this brief over night stop en route to the Taj. Whilst others went birdwatching I caught up on ...

Bharatpur, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Bharatpur

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... , particularly teenagers, come up and talk to us, curious about the western life. The conversation inevitably moves onto cricket, where India are leading England 3 - 0 in a series of international matches. Then we go for some food in the garden, where the ...

Day 13: Taj Mahal, finally, and a train, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Day 13: Taj Mahal, finally, and a train

A travel blog entry by samuelkeys

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... as topical as it was, we still think it's funny). Another half an hour drive to the Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur which is supposed to be a world class bird watching park. Unfortunately the monsoons have been particularly poor for the last two ...

Entering Rajasthan- Bharatpur Rural Village via Ox, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Entering Rajasthan- Bharatpur Rural Village via Ox

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

... ' local bus (with people other than our group on it) which dropped us a couple of hours later at a hotel somewhat outside Bharatpur, with very little else about. Still feeling wobbly, so retired to the room and slept whilst everyone else went on a local ...

popping into nepal, Bharatpur, Nepal travel blog

popping into nepal

A travel blog entry by louandal

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Crossing the border to Nepal, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Crossing the border to Nepal

A travel blog entry by jbilocca

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... sort of restaurant - Jesmar stuck to plain rice while Mandy risked some dhal (lentil curry).  We arrived at Narayangarh, close to Bharatpur, at 10:30pm.  Our final destination was impossible to reach at this our so we decided to go at one of the ...

Fatepur Sikr - Fortified Ghost Town, Fatepur Sikr, India travel blog

Fatepur Sikr - Fortified Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by ed.herweynen

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From Agra we moved on to Fatepur Sikr which was the palace of a past king, which is now abandoned. Again the remaining structures are magnificent with detailed carvings.   The king had a Hindu, Moslem and Christian wife possibly in an attempt to ...

Colors, Gods, Wedding parades and Road chaos, Bharatpur, India travel blog

Colors, Gods, Wedding parades and Road chaos

A travel blog entry by foegoer

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... with a quick stopover in Agra to get the van. With the wish for some more relaxed place, we make our way into Rajastan, Bharatpur. Sunil is joining is for one day. We have a great laugh together, as friends. Mira is sightseeing the Bird Wild Life ...

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