Travel Blogs from Udaipur
... from our luggage. Aw well, I guess that’s the true Indian train
experience. It was a great adventure. Right
Liz?! I know she’s nodding her head and
Love you all and will write again soon…I already know the next
title: Butter melts at room temperature.
Desneige (of snow is starting to melt…)
P.S. Most of these pictures were taken by Liz...since my camera got stolen...great pictures huh!
We wake only to find that Narelle and I have a touch of the "Delhi belly". As time progressed Narelle made a reasonable recovery: I was to linger with this complaint for about 1 week. Gay was on the mend.
The stop at Udaipur was mainly to allow us to fly to Mumbai. Udaipur is (in Indian terms) known as the Venice of ...
... Wow. It was funny but did get quiet intense after a few
hours of it.
Thankfully, it felt fun and very much a community thing
here in Udaipur, where as pictures we have seen of others places it
looks a little bit more mental being dragged through rivers of paint
etc. Apart from a few lingering hands, people were just happy and
friendly here with as many westerners floating around the main area
as locals. It almost felt controlled too, with ...
... We stopped to take some photos of one group with babies, we wound down the windows and snapped away until one of the males came round the back of the car and appeared near my window. I wound it up very quickly as I didn't fancy him getting any closer with the window wide open.
Once over the highest point of the hills we stopped at a small restaurant for a thali lunch. A thali is where you have lots of small portions of a curries and then have rice and chapati - it was very ...
... their worship, which was a real insight into the fervour and dedication with which many locals practice their religion. We visited the outside of Sachin Tendulkar's house and, in hindsight, may have been guilty of acting like a bunch of schoolgirls at a One D concert. We went downtown to Colaba and checked out a $1 billion house, the Taj Hotel (a magnificent building, one of the sites of the 2008 terrorist attack) and the very impressive Gate of India (built by the ...