Hotel Madho Vilas Jodhpur
Travel Blogs from Jodhpur
Jodhpur. The blue city. We like the vibe here and it's not too touristy (we think)! However, it's also been a resting place for us both, a chance to recuperate a bit from the constant heat, travelling and lack of sleep. Our hotel is right by the fort so from the roof you can get a pretty great view at night. A good place for a two night stop off. Jade wasn't feeling up to being able to see much, so I ventured out alone to the ...
... year long trip through Asia. The train ride was about 13 hours long and was actually quite pleasant--we were traveling in a 3AC car, which means that there was air conditioning, and at night the benches we were sitting on converted in to bunks, stacked 3 bunks high, hence 3AC. There is also 2AC (2 bunks high with air conditioning), 1AC, sleeper class (which is basically 3AC without air conditioning) and general seating which I believe has no limit on the number of tickets sold and the ...
From Jaisalmer, we took a local bus (7 hours) to Jodhpur. I was expecting the worst knowing that we were traveling by local bus but it was surprisingly fine. The bus was like an old coach with comfortable allocated seats. It's wasn't overly packed with locals and although it wasn't air conditioned, we quite enjoyed sticking our head out of the window every now and then to try and cool down.
Jodhpur, (yes ...
Standing in the Coronation courtyard looking across the city is the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace where the Maharaja Gaj Singh lives in one-third of the palace and the remainder of the palace is a museum and hotel where rooms start at $950.00 USD per night.
After spending about two hours at the fort, Zoe, Hanna and I walked down the footpath heading toward the clock tower in town. Wandering down we found the Sambali ...
... and eat garbage during the day and then taken back home again in the evening (low cost cow raising!). Holy cows on the other hand, would be 'the city cows’ – they lived in the city and lived off what they found while they scavenged for food and what people gave them. Apparently when a family is preparing their evening meal at home, they always prepare an extra chapatti or two to give to the holy cows.
On with our travels and this time we were headed to ...
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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