Hotel Sparkling Pearl

Plot No C-2, N1 Town Centre, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 431003, India | Hotel
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India - Elllora & Ajanta Caves

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... means at least 4 hours by a local bus. Hence, we decided to depart immediately. We got our things ready, take a tuk-tuk to the bus station and at 12.30 we were already sitting in a bus to Ajanta Caves.

I guess I should mention that things got a little bit more complicated. By accident I dislocated my bad knee that morning so I wasn´t able to walk very well. Poor Gonzalo had to carry both of our backpacks at the same time :(

To be more specific, to get to ...

Ajanta

A travel blog entry by tbs1298

... It was required that shoes were taken off before entering each cave anyways. I had socks on so the ground wasn't hot either. One of the things I liked about the caves was that they all had a Buddha statue located i nthe back that was separated from the rest of the cave. They all differed a little bit. An interesting thing that Anna taught me today was an explanation for why some of the statues were broken. The Muslim's had destroyed them so that they weren't considered holy ...

Ellora - Ajanta

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... our passports the following week and even though they’d inexplicably given us 20 days instead of the 30, we were still happy. We thought this was the end of it so imagine our surprise the next day when our hotel told us the embassy had been trying to get hold of us. When we returned, we were told that they had received instructions not to issue visas to EU nationals. We weren’t too bothered as we already had our visas, but they told us that ‘100%’ ...

Ellora caves

A travel blog entry by laurabizzle12

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... their stilted English exchanging smiles and nods when words couldn't be mustered. The caves had the feel of an Indian equivalent to Ankor Wat. The carvings and rooms within took around 100 years and three generations to complete. The caves can be divided into three groups, Buddhist, Hindi and Jane. The Buddhist and Hindi were the most elaborately carved. They had intricate pictures depicting deities and scenes. The buildings within the caves were two or three stories ...

Why are we on stage??

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam

... told them we were teachers and they were desperate for a lesson. So we have arranged to go to their college on Sunday with Shakaer. He explained to us that the lads come from a very poor, rural area and are really keen to learn English but don't have time to go to college as they have to work on their farms and earn a living.


Best get lesson planning, especially after dropping us back at the hotel Shakaer casually says, "I'll call the press to come on ...

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This hotel, located on Plot No C-2, N1 Town Centre, Aurangabad, is near Ajanta Caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara, and The Thar Heritage Museum.
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