Travel Blogs from Udaipur
... made me real happy. We spent three days walking the narrow
streets of this little city on a lake.
They say it’s the Paris of India aka the Romantic city and in many ways
it is. Its just beautiful, if you can
ignore the litter and sad looking street dogs and the cows eating out of dumpsters.
We saw an amazing cultural performance of puppeteers, dancers and musicians in
an old mansion and saw an island palace all lit up at night while ...
... site". Apparently some other rangers and their vehicles were excluded from the park for 15 days as they entered the kill site without permission. No more killing today it seems. Still, we all felt that getting out and moving around in rough terrain was a good experience. Just one point to note for the geographic purists. I am rather surprised that the terrain and the vegetation of the Ranthambore National ...
... there. The second half of the journey
therefore felt much better and we arrived in Udaipur safely.
We had three nights at this hostel to
spend the Holi festival here and we were so glad on arriving that it
was really nice! Clean, light, spacious with working water and
electricity...yey! It was also the cheapest place we stayed in yet at
only £1.50pp,pn! Bonus. The rooftop was lovely too with good (we
think, maybe dodgy as we later find) food though ...
... and prayers.
Once we left the main temple we made our way towards another one of the smaller ones that were within the complex. There were loads of monkeys (black face macaques) towards this temple, Gem was in monkey heaven and had conveniently brought some bananas with her from the hotel. As soon as she got one out to give to a smaller monkey a bigger one shot over and grabbed it from her hand, luckily she had one more to give to the smaller monkey. As she got this one out ...
... crew of sleep deprived and hungover degenerates.
Mumbai is a city of stark contrasts. Where in one area the pot-holed streets are lined with rubbish, stray dogs and beggars, another will exhibit clean streets, trendy young locals, and designer brands. Whatever area you're in though, you can expect what Vickash described as an "authentic Mumbai experience": ridiculous traffic. Over the next two days we were frequently treated to this authentic Mumbai ...
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