Hotel Madho Vilas Jodhpur
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... powders at each other. We had a blast at the Holi Festival! We were covered in many different colors.
Afterwards, we went back to the hotel to clean ourselves. At 4:30, we rode the jeeps to the pottery village, we watched a talented man making the pottery. We bought few things to give presents to our families and friends.
We head to other small village; the people there called themselves Bishoni. They believed in twenty-nine principles that state that ...
I'm finishing up my blog today with a post that covers our last day in Jodphur and all of our days in Udaipur. Then I will have a postscript post of pictures taken by one of my traveling companions, Roger Geller, who does an amazing job of capturing people, so you can get a small glimpse of the people we have come into contact with. Our last morning in Jodphur we hired two jeeps to take us to three nearby Bishnois villages (1/2 hour away). the first ...
... although there were certainly more than enough. The outside courtyard was quite big and was also filled with flying rats (pigeons) who didn't hesitate to fly directly at your head. After spotting some rats running about, I quickly tip toed my way inside the main temple, where the stench of dirty rats and their poop hit us straight away. Inside I was constantly hopping about in the hope that this may mean that none of there rats would come anywhere near me, only staying still ...
... Fort was stunningly restored and was last inhabited in about 1937. Trent got a birds' eye view when he did the zip line course over parts of the fort and the grounds. As this involved heights of about 70m off the ground suspended on a flying fox I gracefully declined the experience. Trent had a blast...of course.
Artistically twisted turbans and fantastic moustaches abounded in the palace, as in Jodhpur itself. Yet another ...
... All the rooms are decorated with traditional paintings with colourful furnishings and ornaments. The owner, Amit, tells us that it used to be his family home. The family moved out last year and he renovated the place for tourists. We go up to the terrace where we drink masala tea. It is nice. The fort comes into view as dawn is breaking and before our eyes we see a wonderful blue vista opening up as the darkness recedes. It is the famous blue Brahmin houses of the old ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Madho Vilas Jodhpur
OPEN AND PEACEFUL! i loved the pool. easy and safe. the lush greens and the huge neem evergreen trees did it for me! my room was private and i had my own personal sit out!
the airport is 3 km and the old city 4km! perfectly situated! the shopping market is around the Conner too
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