Travel Blogs from Udaipur
... called Reality Tours where 80% of your
ticket price goes to their charity work of education in the slums
(and no they didn't then try and force you to donate!)
We tackled the local trains here too,
with our night train not leaving from the central station, we ended
up jumping into the 'disabled' part of a carriage where we stood for
the next 40minutes. At first it was just us stood, enjoying hanging
out the door way but then the next station brought ...
Today we had no driver or guide, so we were to come up with our own itinerary. The morning began with the usual super sized breakfast. We ate it up and then enjoyed our chai teas on the rooftop looking out onto the lake. The first part of our day began watching local women washing their clothes by the lakeside. We got a few good snapshots and then walked to our first main sight of the Jackdesh temple. Again, shoes come off, we wander around, watch people chanting ...
... for the museum, camera for the museum, entrance into the lake complex, and for the boat ride. I guess it is their way of being able to get more money off us without it feeling like it’s a rip-off.
On the 14th we went for a walk around some of the villages in the area surrounding Udaipur. We organized this through a home stay based a little way out of town. They organized an auto rickshaw to come and pick us up from our hotel (which ...
... palaces and Hills around the city and you get what people call the Venice of the east .
The city is very clean and everything is properly arranged for tourists. We had allocated only 2 days to roam around in the city and we realized they were just not enough . Anyway the fondest memories in my trip come from Udaipur .
... unit with the mom being primary dancer, but her daughter, maybe ten, as novice. The mom did a dance with a burning, meter high fire pot on her head and even danced on nails and glass without need for a fireman. Out safari is organized for tomorrow and we head into the jungle at 6:30 am. Early morning and evening being best time to spot a tiger. We're going to get lucky. I can feel it. So calling it an early night. Hopefully tiger pictures in tomorrow's ...