Travel Blogs from Jaipur, India

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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 ...

Yoga, Cultural Dance, Ayurvedic Massage, Bollywood, Jaipur, India travel blog

Yoga, Cultural Dance, Ayurvedic Massage, Bollywood

A travel blog entry by nicandpete

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(Nicole) We finally found an ashram! The ashram had mainly Indians and a few foreigners. We tried one hour of a breathing/meditation, then we did another hour of physical yoga. Compared to the yoga center that we go to in Pasadena, the physical part ...

Jaipur, India - The pinky'ish city....., Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur, India - The pinky'ish city.....

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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... That'll throw em!! " hehe We decided to follow the lonely planet's guide for lunch for a change and went and found Jaipur's best kept secret...a little restaurant called Ganesh. There's a reason it's the best kept secret... The place looked like it ...

The Pink City And Amber Fort, Jaipur, India travel blog

The Pink City And Amber Fort

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... the help of the hotel staff we negotiated it back down to 80.  And so began our next adventure. We arrived in Jaipur and checked on some recommended tours, but decided not to book anything right away.  A helpful gentleman introduced us to his ...

On Our Way to Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

On Our Way to Jaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... each other's names and responding. That's about the extent of my hindi right now. We had a hard time finding a hotel in Jaipur. Apparently, it is a good time for hindi weddigns right now so all the hotels are booked up for weddings. There were signs ...

Movies, forts, ruthless rickshaw drivers and more., Jaipur, India travel blog

Movies, forts, ruthless rickshaw drivers and more.

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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... by the famous warrior-astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1693. Jai Singh built four observatories in North India, and the one in Jaipur was the best maintained. The observatory is outside of his city palace, filled with interesting apparatus made of ...

Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Pink City

A travel blog entry by jameybarrows

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... but really its buildings are painted with brick dust, so the effect is more earthy than the malibu shade I'd been hoping for. Jaipur's market is hopping- this city is known as a shopping Mecca. I didn't see much that tempted me in the narrow, ...

The Things You See !!!, Jaipur, India travel blog

The Things You See !!!

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... last night train, can't tell, but one guy was snoring both on the inhale and exhale !!!. As soon as the train pulled into Jaipur, I jumped straight off, actually, the train was still moving. I needed to get off that badly !!! A prickshaw was found, and we ...

The Monkey Temple and the Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

The Monkey Temple and the Pink City

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... to edit Dave's writing because he refuses to capitalize or punctuate. There is only so much I can do without changing everything....on to Dave Jaipur is known as the pink city.  We were reluctant to go but in the end we decided to check it out on the ...

Anyone for polo?, Jaipur, India travel blog

Anyone for polo?

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... carpets and gems, as well as all the usual market stalls selling ethnicy Indian stuff from all over Rajasthan. We arrived in Jaipur expecting it to be a bigger, dirtier version of Jodphur, but were pleasantly surprised by its wide avenues, fewer cows ...

First Day in Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

First Day in Jaipur

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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We were all burned out from seeing temples and forts and wanted to take a day of rest. Gani wanted us to go sight-seeing again, but we finally convinced him to give us a day off. :-) Instead, Toni got ill and spent the whole day in bed. Kenny Lee and I ...

Tour of Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

Tour of Jaipur

A travel blog entry by romero

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... to be the Master of the Palace in the Sky. Pretty cool huh. The view from the roof top was absolutely magnificent. See, Jaipur is a city surrounded by hills. Those hills have the longest wall in India and the second longest wall in the world after the ...

Agra to Jaipur and Disney India, Jaipur, India travel blog

Agra to Jaipur and Disney India

A travel blog entry by romero

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6-7-07: Agra to Jaipur and Disney India   Ok, so picture you're warm or rather cold (yet incredibly comfortable) in your air conditioned room in India, sleeping the hot night away when all of a sudden your air conditioning and all electricity is ...

Pushkar - Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

Pushkar - Jaipur

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... exploits but he was a prime example of the kind of person I know I'm going to quickly grow tired of this year. Days 5 - 6 - Pushkar - Jaipur It wasn't until we left Pushkar that I realised not just how much I liked it, but that I like it at all. ...

Jaipur - The Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur - The Pink City

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... . It was very clear what purpose Nahargarh served. It is a fort that stands at the top of a sheer ridge looking over Jaipur. It looks really impressive from the city but doesn’t seem much when we get there having negotiated an 8Km switchback road up ...

Crazy India, Jaipur, India travel blog

Crazy India

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... a little party on the way home before heading up to the roof to continue the frivolities. We're spending a few days more in Jaipur before heading south. A few of our group are quite ill after eating some street food so haven't been able to participate in ...

Jipped in Jaipor, Jaipor, India travel blog

Jipped in Jaipor

A travel blog entry by themooners

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One of Rachels main complaints about India is the staring. No matter where she goes or what we'er doing, the Indian men, and some women, simply sit there and stare at her as though they had never seen a western woman in their lives. This is really ...

A few words to say., Jaipur, India travel blog

A few words to say.

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... liquor. By the time I left Pushkar, I was craving meat with a passion only a true carnivore could understand. My search in Jaipur proved fruitless for the first 90 minutes, and since I hadn't eaten all morning, I found myself inside Pizza Hut. I ...

Shop Until You Drop, But Not in the Streets!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Shop Until You Drop, But Not in the Streets!

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... Mumbai probably has more people, but they are spread out more. The inner city felt like a giant sardine can. However, we had some of our best shopping in Jaipur. Everything was cheaper here and bargaining was good. So, we found a number of good ...

The Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India travel blog

The Pink City

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... was showing Pip his family photo album in a bid to convince us to book him for the next day. 22nd Aug - Sightseeing Day 1. Jaipur is known as the pink city as the old parts of the city, within the city walls, were painted (unsurprisingly) pink as a ...

Shopping Shopping Shopping!!!!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Shopping Shopping Shopping!!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... 97 The plan for today was to get up early and have a nice leisurely day shopping, yes we did momentarily forget we are in India, the rickshaw finally after along conversation took us where we wanted to go, they seem to want to only take you where they ...

Whistle stop tour!!!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Whistle stop tour!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 98 ; Today was the whistle stop tour of Jaipur's interesting places, done by rickshaw and very reasonable too as long as your clear and simple with what you expect, think they must see so many tourists here that its not really wise to be trying to ...

Bollywood, Jaipur, India travel blog

Bollywood

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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The weather in Jaipur is amazing! Nice and cool in the shade and peaking at a lovely 23 degrees. It seems February is definitely the best month to come to India; apparently in summer in can reach 50 degrees! I finally got to sleep-in this morning which ...

India, Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

India, Jaipur

A travel blog entry by estamosdeviaje

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... , pinturas y telas de la época. Old city, Pink city. Con el tuk tuk paseamos por la ciudad rosa, la parte antigua de Jaipur, donde todas las casas fueron pintadas de este color (ahora anaranjado) para recibir al príncipe de Gales en una de sus visitas. ...

Jaipur, Hauptstadt Rajasthans, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur, Hauptstadt Rajasthans

A travel blog entry by indienfelix

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... noch Rohit, der mir morgens ueber den Weg gelaufen war. Rohit war 19 Jahre, studierte Wirtschaft und kannte sich in Jaipur weniger aus als wir, wie sich rausstellte. Wir redeten sehr viel, unterhielten uns ueber die unterschiede von Indien und ...

Confessions of a Runaholic., Jaipur, India travel blog

Confessions of a Runaholic.

A travel blog entry by martininindia

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... had to admit he had a point. In Malaysia I was once stopped by a police car – they thought I was on the run. Here in Jaipur, I’m often accompanied by Suraj, a 12 year old boy from the shack where I buy my mango crème cookies. We make an odd ...

Introductory to the Women's Prison, Chennai, India travel blog

Introductory to the Women's Prison

A travel blog entry by molooten

... different times to ask for directions, which isn't unusual as Becca can confirm. Chennai is huge, 3rd or 4th largest city in India; when you step out on the street, instantly you feel like you are caked in street dust, sweat, diesel fumes, and ...

Første stop i Rajasthan, Jaipur, India travel blog

Første stop i Rajasthan

A travel blog entry by voresrejse

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Dag 54-56 (fra d. 27.05.13 til d. 29.05.13) Vores første oplevelse med Rajasthan skulle foregå i Jaipur, som er statens hovedstad. Vi havde jo som skrevet tidligere en chauffør fra Delhi til Agra og igen videre til Jaipur. ...

some general observations, Jaipur, India travel blog

some general observations

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

I wanted to write a little about some of the impressions I have had on some of our drives.  Driving through villages my first reaction is that I'm looking at people living in poverty.  And while that may or may not be true what it really is is ...

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