Travel Blogs from Jaipur, India

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A Taste of Village Life at Sawarda., Jaipur, India travel blog

A Taste of Village Life at Sawarda.

A travel blog entry by barbiewyatt

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... one of which resembled a fort and the other was built of white marble. Progress on the construction of an elevated metro railway for Jaipur is well along in line with its completion in 2014. Much of the drive this morning was along the only 6 lane highway ...

Palaces, Forts and Jungle safari's, Jaipur, India travel blog

Palaces, Forts and Jungle safari's

A travel blog entry by claireandrob

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... array of things. The following day we hired an autorickshaw and headed to Amber and Jaigarh fort. Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state and the fort (building begun in 1592) is an example of Rajput architecture and sits half way up a hill with ...

Not very pink city, Jaipur, India travel blog

Not very pink city

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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... visitng the fort in Amber (just outside Jaipur) which was built by Maharaja Man Singh as Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur. Not overly impressive but very authentic... I think the heat didn't help. Tomorrow is a tour round the palace and then ...

Day 6: with the elephants!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Day 6: with the elephants!

A travel blog entry by mvr-miriam

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Howdy, A few things we have learned; 1. Don't expect too much, you'll be disappointed. 2. Bring a big warm hoodie in January...night time brrrr 3. 5 minutes= 20 to 40 �� 6am start for our train at 7.25, which turned to 7.40, 8, 8.10, ...

The Pink City, Jaipur, India travel blog

The Pink City

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

... sites.   Jaipur was built in 1727 by Raj Jai Singh.   He was a king, mathmatician, astronomer, astrologist and designed Jaipur.   It was the first urban planned city in Asia.   He moved his royal city from the Amber Palace because the ...

A Tour of Jaipur, Jaipur, India travel blog

A Tour of Jaipur

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... tickets and headed on in there. As we wandered around we learned that the Fort was one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area.  We also learned that its actual name was Amer and not Amber as it was pronounced.  The Fort had been ...

Death by Monkey, Jaipur, India travel blog

Death by Monkey

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... we did not get attacked.  As we climbed up the many steps we managed to get some great photos of frolicking monkeys with Jaipur in the background.  As we approached the top of the pathway, someone had put a massive pile of bananas for them to ...

Jaipur to New Delhi, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur to New Delhi

A travel blog entry by indiaelliotts

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... . Took an auto-rickshaw into the Pink City to get a better view of Palace of the Winds. Bought some textiles!!! Train left Jaipur at 4.15pm and arrived in Old Delhi at 10pm. Shame the windows are so dirty. We are sure it would be scenic if ...

Jaipur Nov 3-4, Jaipur, India travel blog

Jaipur Nov 3-4

A travel blog entry by cthrasher

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... done that and it was kind of cool. Felt like we were taking in some of the local culture. We then continued on towards Jaipur and before getting there went to a really cool "monkey temple" tucked away in the mountains outside of the city. This place ...

Alice is in wonderland and spent > $1000 today!, Jaipur, India travel blog

Alice is in wonderland and spent > $1000 today!

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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Just like in the postcards of Rajastan Hawa Mahal is quite beautiful, although it's a shame the bazaars opposite give you to much hassle while you're trying to take pictures. Nearby we visited the observatory which was just like being in Alice in ...

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