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TravelPod Member ReviewsPushkar Fort
Excellent place, swimming pool, lovely rooms, reasonable priced food, (and alcohol!) some issues with electrics but the staff are quick and happy to fix anything.
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Travel Blogs from Pushkar
... bus continued south, towards Pushkar, we passed striking desert scenery, rolling sand dunes, dusty plains and small villages of blue washed houses as local women in colourful saris, weighed down with masses of jewellery jumped on and off.
Once in to Pushkar, just as the sun had gone down, I headed straight down the windy lanes, asking directions to Anand Guest House, where I would meet a couple of mates from Switzerland, Theo and Cyril, part of the Babylon ...
... dirt roads and very narrow streets filled with tourist traps and cafes. There are many intricately carved and painted buildings that you almost miss as you walk by. Unfortunately, these buildings have not been well-maintained, so there are very few that remain. Our first order of business in Pushkar was a Hindu purification ceremony by the lake. The lake is surrounded by ghats where one must remove their shoes in order to reach the the cool ...
... saffron robes... People doing ritual baths at dawn in the lake... Pilgrims visiting the temple of Brahman. Each day at sunset comes the call to prayer, a surreal moment involving chants on loud speakers, fireworks, drums, and more bathing in the lake. In many ways this is magical. Brahman is the only Hindu god I can tolerate - the creator god. So I feel it's OK to enjoy the moment. Still all others are idols that keep people in bondage. We arrive at the ...
Sometimes things don't always go to plan…but maybe that’s the plan that life has for you on that day, so you just have to go roll with it and say "that’s how today is going to be, it’s just one of those days! After all we have come away to experience the new and interesting and to step out of our comfort zones.
Varanasi was such a total assault on our senses, it was really interesting to see and experience, but we were glad to be leaving the ...
... journey. This by far was the most uncomfortable mode of transit we have taken to date. Facing the wrong way, hardly able to cross your legs, too cold with the window open but too stuffy with it closed, beyond exhausted but no where near capable of sleeping in the tight squeeze. But, shortly after we rolled out of the station and were speeding through the countryside we were graced with a magnificent sunrise. With the wind in my face, the warm glow of the sun's new ...