Travel Blogs from Jaipur, India

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Jaipur - The Amber City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur - The Amber City

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... coincidence that I feel better today?  Today we visit the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) and the Jaipur Observatory.  The Amber Fort is cool but definitely not as cool as some of the other impressive compounds we have ...

Ashura, The Pink City, and Amber Fort, Jaipur, India travel blog

Ashura, The Pink City, and Amber Fort

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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After two months, India seemed like a vivid dream unfolding unceasingly. I arrived to Jaipur, walking to the Kantichandra Palace, as a procession of drummers and bearers of a silver taj. Sipping a chai, I asked the owner of a sweets shop what was ...

The hundredth day and the Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

The hundredth day and the Pink City

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... too short and too long a time to have been doing this. Whatever the case, I'm definitely looking forward to having a break! I'm in Jaipur now, the last stop on my Rajasthani Roadtrip. Tomorrow, Anwar (my driver) is heading back to Delhi, and once again ...

Mad Cows and Camels, Jaipur, India travel blog

Mad Cows and Camels

A travel blog entry by hils

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... roam the streets in India were camels. Camels everywhere - pulling carts and relaxing in the shade under trees. We spent one night in Jaipur, today we just spent all day on the roof terrace of our hotel enjoying the sun (it's warm at last). Got scared ...

The food finally catches up to me in Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

The food finally catches up to me in Jaipur

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... finally see a woman come in as we are on the way out.  She shows us how she block prints and then we are off.  On to Jaipur via one of the worst roads of all time, we show up just in time for me to hit the bed as I am feeling even worse ...

Josteling Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

Josteling Jaipur

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... the Amber fort and Jaigarh fort for a day trip while clare had some peace and quiet!!! these impressive structures are north of jaipur and were well worth the visit... Jaipur is blessed with a crazy cinema...very over the top design and colour scheme, ...

Night Train to Jaipur and DJ Rants, Jaipur, India travel blog

Night Train to Jaipur and DJ Rants

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... to Jaipur. Actually, due to a mistake on my part, I had booked the tickets to Jodhpur, another four or five hours past Jaipur. Considering we where crossing across a good chunk of the country for only a few dollars, we decided to get off at Jaipur, our ...

Palaces, Camels and Lots of Tourists, Rajastan, India travel blog

Palaces, Camels and Lots of Tourists

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... on one of the most famous and visited parts of India: Rajastan, the home of the Maharajas. We spent a few days in Jaipur itself, walking around its charming, fortified older section and visiting a number of local tourist sites including an old palace for ...

Weekend in the Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Weekend in the Pink City

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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... to Mumbai and stopped in Jaipur, the capital city of the state of Rajasthan. I couldn't decide which city to go to in Rajasthan..Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and knew Jaisalmer was a bit out of the way for a weekend, so I stuck to my new found foreign travel ...

Jaipur, The Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur, The Pink City

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... it's still a benefit now, maybe after a few more weeks of hearing the same songs it'll be a curse.) The final highlight of Jaipur was a place Sarah and I like to call Lassi Wallah. Well, we like to call it that because that was it's name, along with ...

North India, Bombay, Delhi, Barelli, Jaipur, India travel blog

North India

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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After six months on the road, coming to India has been like a mini-homecoming. First of all, Sharad's parents met us in Bombay a day or two after we arrived, and stayed with us the entire three or four weeks we were in North India. It was great seeing ...

Monkey Business, Jaipur, India travel blog

Monkey Business

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... of December was another epic day of sightseeing. After the sucess of taxi sightseeing in Bombay, we booked to do the same here in Jaipur - this time however our driver (Serr Singh) was all for taking us where we wanted to go and didn't pretend not to ...

Getting lost in the Pink City!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Getting lost in the Pink City!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... up with 4 other volunteers who were heading to Jaipur, so we shared the taxi back to Delhi before catching a very comfortable bus to Jaipur.  Certainly not like the 3 hour local bus we took from the village to the Taj Mahal.  Of course, it ...

Danny G has arrived in India!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Danny G has arrived in India!

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... hours. He hadn't seen anyone with a sign, so asked around and made friends with a guy who apparently commuted from Dehli to Jaipur daily and together they got a ridiculously rickety bus with loads of other locals. The journey was supposed to take 4 hours, ...

Train Wrecked, Jaipur, India travel blog

Train Wrecked

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... The scenery was actually pretty average, but was great to hang out of the door (there was actually no door) and watch middle India rush past. What was that man doing sitting in a field with nothing around for miles?  And so it continued an ...

The Desert, The City, Jaipur, Delhi, India travel blog

The Desert, The City

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... . Don't be taken in by people saying they are 'wholesalers and don't do bargaining at this warehouse'. All a big scam. Highlight of Jaipur was probably our trip out to the Amber Fort/Palace. It was the Rajputs old palace, in a string of forts along a ...

Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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Moved into Ragestan and finally found the real India. Loads less hassle, lovely people, sights and lovely food! An amazing old walled city with yet more beautiful palaces and huge astronomy instruments that looked like massive modern art ...

shoppers paradise but watch out for the camels, Jaipur, India travel blog

shoppers paradise but watch out for the camels

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... what is to come as one does when the rollercoaster is ready to let fly down the track stretching below. Jaipur has been the most modern city in India that I have seen so far with its blend of Hindu and Muslim populations. Here everything is available if ...

HOLY COW BATMAN, IT'S A ... HOLY COW., Jaipur, India travel blog

HOLY COW BATMAN, IT'S A ... HOLY COW.

A travel blog entry by qkanch

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... to different cities, seeing the palaces and forts along the way. We've been to Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar, Ajmer, and finally Jaipur. Taking the bus is a pretty hilarious too, because there is a whole underground black market that we soon learned of. Once ...

Jaipur and  Pushkar, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur and Pushkar

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... realm. One of the main reasons for coming to Rajasthan, was to make our way to the Pushkar Camel Fair, 140km from Jaipur. Puskar is bewitching with its maze of streets that surround its sacred lake. Many ghats run to these sacred waters where pilgrims ...

here we are!, Jaipur, India travel blog

here we are!

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... ! Budget not being stuck to from the start - must get better! We have now reached our first port of call in Rajastan - Jaipur - the maddest drivers you could ever wish to meet, to plagiarize the Lonely Planet Jaipur is like "Wacky Races on acid" and ...

Palace-tic Fantastic, Jaipur, India travel blog

Palace-tic Fantastic

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... Amber, overlooking the city, is a striking hill-top fort-cum-palace home to the Maharajas in the days before they descended to Jaipur. Externally it is an epic 'sword and sandals' affair however as with many of the palaces in Jaipur, internally it has ...

Fighting and vomiting in Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

Fighting and vomiting in Jaipur

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... three or four blocks to the intersecting street. Of course that didn't happen.  We found ourselves wandering into a part of Jaipur that tourists rarely see.  The lane became small and winding.  There were cloth shops here.  The ...

Jaipur - Mad Cow Attack., Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur - Mad Cow Attack.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... train to Jodhpur, it was not possible for us to go all the way through in one trip, so we broke the journey at Jaipur, which is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. After finding accommodation for the night near to the bus station for our early morning ...

Leaving India, Jaipur, India travel blog

Leaving India

A travel blog entry by hils

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... I reckon it would've been pointless anyway. We visited Jodpur Fort the following day which was impressive and then we caught a train to Jaipur. We had planned to visit Udapuir, but Steve was quite sick, so we went back to Jaipur to see the doctor. ...

Dodgy Delhi, Jaipur, Delhi, India travel blog

Dodgy Delhi

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... had a farewell note on the back and was signed with: "9 months is pregnant time, I hope you bear something special... Gin" -- Jaipur, the "pink-ish" city The bus ride to Jaipur was a bumpy one. I distracted myself from the sever bruising my ass ...

Barcardi Sir, Jaipur, India travel blog

Barcardi Sir

A travel blog entry by hughie

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... It turned out these guys where all managers for Pfizer (the guys that make Viagra!!) and they where heading for a 4 day conference in Jaipur. India's definitely have a fantastic work ethic, these guys put in 6 day week 12-15 hour days ( I was terrified to ...

the chemist shop owner..., Jaipur, India travel blog

the chemist shop owner...

A travel blog entry by nicandpete

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(Peter) Although we are currently in Jaipur, I wanted to write about an amazing experience that happened about a week ago. Since we have been in India, we have met many interesting people during our travels. However, the one that stood out was a ...

Jaipur - Part II, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur - Part II

A travel blog entry by hughie

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... euphoric, drunk on the moment, not 2 weeks ago I was having doubts about the sanity of going to India alone, now I was roaring through the streets of Jaipur. It was a feeling of complete elation, my spirit felt so free manifesting it's joy in laughter, I ...

How Bazaar?, Jaipur, India travel blog

How Bazaar?

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... had a delicious Italian meal though so we gave him a big tip and promised to use him for the duration of our stay in Jaipur. Driving back to the hotel, the cold air and pretty looking wood fires burning to keep people warm on the streets made ...

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