Travel Blogs from Udaipur
einer langen Busfahrt in etwas dezimierter Zahl (der kranke Teil der
Gruppe, hat sich ein Auto gemietet), kommen wir in Udaipur an.
Bekannt als das Venedig von Indien. Romantisch am See gelegen,
beliebt für Hochzeiten und berühmt als Drehort für "Octopussy".
mich macht es einen ganz guten Eindruck. Ordentliches Hotel,
Dachterasse mit Blick auf den See und den weißen "Lake Palace"
(einem mitten im See stehenden Palast, der ...
... our first impressions of Pushkar. But after a wee freshen-up back at the hotel we headed out again for the evening, and although it was a lot busier than we were expecting (it’s a small place but there’s just so much going on all the time!), again there was a nice energy and a lot of interesting things to take in. We had a nice meal at Out of the Blue (proper gnocchi!), and were more than ready for bed when we returned to the hotel.
We had ...
... camera and thought that was done. Only, another family saw this happening and wanted in on the action…5 families in total all wanting various shots with their kids it was fricking hot and I lost my friend as being delayed for half an hour. I dread to think what they’ll say to their friends “oh, this is sweat bag, we met her at the amber fort –look how red she is?’. Families are fine – teenage boys – tricky ****ers. If ...
Udiapur - final stop on my Rajasthan march of forts, and I didn't even go out to the arguable granddaddy of them all - the one in Jaisalmer, http://www.snapshotsofindia.com/Jaisalm er/Fort.jpg .
On the way to Udaipur, however, we stopped at Ranakpur to see the Adinath Jain Temple, built over 50 years in the 15th century. It is the largest Jain temple in India, covering nearly 4500 ...
... breathtaking fort in the background built into the hillside (a bit like Edinburgh castle but more impressive). Again wish I could share the photos!!! Jaipur was called the pink city for a similar reason but it looked more orange than pink to me.
Our hostel had a room with an amazing view of the fort. Sadly that was all that was amazing about the place. The room was probably the grubbiest we've had so far, bed sheets were dirty, and the floor hadn't been cleaned in some time. ...