Travel Blogs from Kumbhalgarh
Took a detour to look at some countryside and a fort and found an oasis of a resort called the Aodhi...had a pool! cost $50 but worth it. Met the cousin of a Maharajah. Fantastic place and saw the Kumblahgah fort - Best yet...Mughal origins.
We learnt that there was supposed to be light and sound show in the evening. Since we wanted to reach resort in the day light due to lonely and steep roads towards Ranakpur, we decided to miss it. But I guess, it must have been interesting.
When you visit Kumbhalgarh, keep some food with you. The food available in the campus is not upto the mark and your walking efforts will definitely make you hungry. You can ...
... that we would never see "this" in Italy.
The next stop on our magical mystery tour was Jodhpur. The fort there was the most impressive yet, standing high on a hill/cliff overlooking the town and surrounding desert.
During our research, Graeme and I had found that Ziplining was possible next to the old fort so we definitely had to check that out. We are both really glad that we did. It was an exhilarating addition to our visit to Jodhpur. This ...
... anywhere, which means that you are constantly dodging some kind of vehicle/ animal/ person.
After we settled in to our rooms, I decided to sit on our balcony and catch up with my journal and listen to some songs. Bit of Biffy Clyro, bit of Foo Fighters, even a bit of Buble. Strange mix I have on that Ipod.
We had evening drinks planned around a bonfire. I decided to stave of the cold by wearing everything warm piece of clothing I had available (Joey, friends ...
... carried into jeeps and whisked back to bed.
Next morning Brad and I got up early to go riding on the famous Malwari horses which are bred in this area. Mine was reasonably spirited but using a tight rein I was fairly comfortable....although maybe its pink eyes and slightly nervous disposition should have been a warning to me. We had a wonderful ride through the village then the countryside, watching women working ...