Travel Blogs from Udaipur, India

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Scenes from a Bus Window, On the Road to Udaipur, India travel blog

Scenes from a Bus Window

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... interesting. When our travel agent in Pushkar (who was also the owner of our favourite restaurant) arranged for our ticket by bus to Udaipur, he proudly told us he took the initiative to book us a sleeper seat for the bus. He said he thought we would ...

A strange dance show, Udaipur, India travel blog

A strange dance show

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... had blinking Christmas lights on it.  Next we walked through an underground maze containing interesting old photos of Udaipur.  This gave into a display of seriously weird modern Indian artwork.  Seriously.  Weird.  But the ...

Yes please sir, you like rug? You like paintings?, Udaipur, India travel blog

Yes please sir, you like rug? You like paintings?

A travel blog entry by martin

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... the temples and ghats (ie flights of steps). A haven from transcendental music... Animals on the street: Cows, dogs, just a few pigs Udaipur - so hear I am, plan to stay 5 nights. Its a very scenic place, famous for the former maharajah's palace which ...

Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... down to the lake to wash clothes, and winding streets where you can meet anything from Sadhus to elephants. I loved Udaipur. While touristy, I never experienced the more aggressive forms of tourism that is rampant in other areas of India. The people ...

Octopussy, Udaipur, India travel blog

Octopussy

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... over Europe (it always ties in to that somehow).  The first five minutes manage to show almost every stereotype about India that exists.  The plane flies right behind the Taj Mahal.  A confusing jumble of Indian monuments later Bond ...

Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... The photos don't do it justice! (We've managed to add them for the whole trip now - thanks to Jon and Brian!). We are leaving Udaipur tonight to travel 36hrs to Goa - I feel like we are giving up on India, we were supposed to travel around Gugerat then to ...

camel days, Udaipur, India travel blog

camel days

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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Having extricated myself from a blissfully relaxing three weeks in Pushkar, I find myself marveling at the lakeside wonders of Udaipur. This serene city with a mild traffic problem for a city its size where the James Bond film "Octopussy" was partly ...

Udaipur the city of stairs !!!, Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur the city of stairs !!!

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... birds in, turns out they were bats – absolutely hundreds of them hanging in the trees (see pics) and they were massive !!! Udaipur has been nice to get some peace from the relentless hassle and noise of india got one week left in Jodhpur, the blue ...

Udaipur - the city of lakes, Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur - the city of lakes

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... that every trade had a different turban), magnificent puppets and even an exhibition of objects carved from polystyrene! We liked Udaipur. The city has a rich and varied heritage with many quite different places of interest. It would be possible to spend ...

The Lake City of India, Udaipur, India travel blog

The Lake City of India

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hello, Udaipur is considered India’s most romantic city and underneath the honking, pot-holed roads, overcrowded streets and the general reek of India it may just be quite romantic under the night’s sky and twinkling lights. Udaipur is home to ...

Udaipur - An Enchanting Lake City., Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur - An Enchanting Lake City.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... . On our last evening in Udaipur we had a candlelight dinner at the romantic Jagat Niuws Restaurant in a reclining cushioned alcove. Udaipur turned out to be a lovely place to spend a few days before heading back to hectic Delhi and then onto ...

Uidapur onto Bombay (Madras), Udaipur, Madras, India travel blog

Uidapur onto Bombay (Madras)

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... to buy out all the local wares! We made a long trip of one and a half days on an overnight train from Udaipur changing with a slim connection in Amhemabad onto Bombay (Mumbai as it's better known now). This city is a real eye opener to ...

Finally, It Happened !!!, Udaipur, India travel blog

Finally, It Happened !!!

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... boarded it. Luckily, we did, because it was already half full, but nobody was on our bed. We realised there and then, that Udaipur was a popular place. The train that we were on was more up market as well, hence the little more expense on the ticket ...

The stars fell out of the sky in Gokarna!, Udaipur, India travel blog

The stars fell out of the sky in Gokarna!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... cruised the lake at sunset to the sound of Indian army bagpipes! and we found some of the best food in all of India at a small local café. Udaipur has been really good but tonight we move North to Jaipur by sleeper coach. Nepal is still on the cards as ...

H2 No!, Udiapur, India travel blog

H2 No!

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... a "lake view" at our hotel. Nevertheless its still a very pleasant place to stay and we've consistantly had the best food in India. Udiapur's other claim to fame is as the setting for James Bond in Octopussy (admittedly not one of the best), and proud ...

A short visit to Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

A short visit to Udaipur

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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... by Nelly Written on May 2nd, 2005 in Pushkar Dried up Udaipur According to Lonely Planet, Udaipur is perhaps the most romantic city in India. "Misty ochre-shadowed hills and pale, intricate buildings encircle the mirror glass of Lake Pichola. At ...

Shaken not stirred, Udaipur, India travel blog

Shaken not stirred

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... shopkeepers who all shout to you each time you pass by, but we have become very immune to this now. Udaipur is apparently the art capital of India and has loads of shops selling minature paintings and other arty stuff. In the evening I somehow got roped ...

Day Three in Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Day Three in Udaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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We arranged to have a car and driver take us around the rest of Rajasthan. Our driver will be Abdul's brother. He actually invited us to his house for the goat dinner celebration. We will be eating the goat they slaughtered for the muslim goat festival. ...

Back to Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Back to Udaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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We headed back to Udaipur today and it was a long drive, pretty much all day. We saw a lot of accidents along this road and people stuffed into vehicles to overspilling. Truely! We saw many jeeps with so many people on it that they were hanging off the ...

Day Two in Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Day Two in Udaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... coat I am keeping with me to stay warm during the cold nights. So, Dave you should be expecting a package sent from India. The manufacturer showed us their process for making the vegatable dies and also how they made the blockprints and stamped the ...

Camel Safaris, Forts and Temples, Udaipur, India travel blog

Camel Safaris, Forts and Temples

A travel blog entry by countrybumpkin

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... Bateman never got caught I would be most intrigued to find out? Is it all in his head? Sunday 9th Feb: Here i am in Udaipur on the slowest internet machine in the world! Had good nights sleep last night thanks to ear-plugs. Though very cold night and ...

Udaipur- a cute indian little girl and folk dance, Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur- a cute indian little girl and folk dance

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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Another temple.....the Jagdish temple which was plonked right in the middle of the main streets. It was smaller than the other ones we had been to but quite lovely. A massive set of marbled steps led up to the temple with two big elephants carved out of ...

The Jewel of Rajasthan, Udaipur, India travel blog

The Jewel of Rajasthan

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... as they win their space on the narrow road, provides a good excuse for not sticking around for the usual chai invitation that follows. Udaipur is a relatively clean city and from what I hear the jewel of the state; another reason that it is the ideal ...

Udaipur - Palaces, pots and rooftops..., Udaipur, India travel blog

Udaipur - Palaces, pots and rooftops...

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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Udaipur - The eye of the Tiger.... Our last historic stop in the beautiful and vibrant Rajasthan where we stayed in a hotel called "The Tiger"..... thought it might bring us good luck before we hit the Ranthambhore National Park and go on Safari to see ...

Elephant Ride, Udaipur, India travel blog

Elephant Ride

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... catch a plane at Mumbai to Kochi. Then we''l head south from there and paobably back up again. We raomed the streets of Udaipur toady and finally found the elephant. So we got a great rid eon the elephant around the city. Kenny Lee was so frightened ...

Indian Culinery delights/holi festival, Udaipur, India travel blog

Indian Culinery delights/holi festival

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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The palaces of the Maraharajas of Rajasthan, Udaipur, India travel blog

The palaces of the Maraharajas of Rajasthan

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... .  Our first full day and we promised the kids no sight seeing but shopping instead. We dived into colourful Udaipur and went hunting for traditional saris for Katherine and Georgie and all white trousers and jackets, the traditional male clothing, ...

Departing Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

Departing Udaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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It was a little hard to say goodbye to Abdul and Gani and his family knowing that we will probably never see them again. But, Abdul invited us to his house for lunch and farewell and everyone posed for pictures. Then it was off on a long bus trip back to ...

First Day in Udaipur, Udaipur, India travel blog

First Day in Udaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... who is the brother of the internet cafe owner and we have decided to go on a tour of the town with him. The roads in Udaipur are really confusing. It's like being in a labrinth so we don't want to wander around too much by ourselves. It's too easy to get ...

Octapussy City-James Bond, Udaipur, India travel blog

Octapussy City-James Bond

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Mellow yellows were the  drug of choice for this night trip to Udiapur...   just a simple muscle relaxer to make the train more comfy... problem is the next morning they don't want to let you go...   you just want to sleep and sleep and ...

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