Marugarh Resort

Chopasani Village, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 342001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $71.00
 

Travel Blogs from Jodhpur

Day 11 ~ March 17th

A travel blog entry by tsd-india

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... thing that we learned about the Mehrangarh Fort, the front gate is laced with poison so it will kill elephant when elephant attack the front gate. During that period, people use elephant instead of the cannon. So they have the elephants drink the alcohol so they will be more aggressive.

After the visiting the Mehrangarh Fort, we headed to the Holi Festival! The Holi Festival is the India people’s culture to throw the evilness away. So Indians will throw ...

The Blue(ish) City

A travel blog entry by tomandgem

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... and some gloopy stuff that the locals seemed to love. We purchased 3 types of Indian sweets which was followed by a sugar rush. We thought we were seeing things when we walked out of the shop, saw all the traffic with cars and tuk tuks honking, and a camel calmly strolled passed us. Unsatisfied with this, Tom went back for a spicy samosa hoping this might cause him to see even more camels.
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The blue city

A travel blog entry by hayleymarsh

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... my flip flops this day so had no socks on to wear inside), and also visitors (and anyone for that matter) should refrain from screaming inside should a rat come near you or run over your feet as it is a place of worship. After nearly chickening out of going in, I braced myself and with bare feet entered the temple. After being warned that their there hundreds of this beloved animal in the temple I was a little surprised that they weren't running around everywhere and on top of ...

Turban Spotting.

A travel blog entry by trenttracey

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... Trent didn't call my bluff.

Sanjay, our guide at the fort the next day, explained the three theories for Jodhpur being called the Blue City (check out the pics):
* Brahmans painted their homes in this colour to show their status;
* Perhaps when the white paint was being mixed there was too much indigo, thus it turned blue, thus people just went with the blue colour; or,*
Blue deters mosquitoes.

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Rhythm and blues

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... a 'home stay' - our nearest equivalent would be a B&B. The home stay itself has to be reached by foot via steep narrow passageways. Our host and his 'boy' are on hand to help. They take our heavy bags and sprint up the passageways with us puffing behind. At this point we are wondering what we have let ourselves in for but there is no need to worry, the home stay is lovely. We are in the old part of the city in a traditional house which has recently been renovated as a ...

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This hotel, located on Chopasani Village, Jodhpur, is near Meherangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens, and Balsamand Lake and Garden.
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