The Ummeid

Address: Banar Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 342 027, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Banar Road, Jodhpur, is near Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake and Garden, and Mahamandir.
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Travel Blogs from Jodhpur

Till The Cows Come Home...

A travel blog entry by shyam_t on Nov 01, 2014

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... was an entire section dedicated to the various cradles that were used by the royal babies, and a whole section on miniatures - Sham pointed out some of the intricacies of some of these profile-only paintings...the sketches were only done with one clean stroke of the pencils, no double lines anywhere; each strand of hair was painted in (some of the brushes were made from camels' eyelashes!); there were skirts and sarees that actually looked transparent - how did they do ...

The Wonders of Rajasthan

A travel blog entry by aviva88 on Sep 22, 2014

3 comments, 15 photos

... location, Jodhpur, the Blue City (we've been told that in addition to Blue and Pink, there are also white and black cities somewhere). Jodhpur is indeed very blue, with many buildings painted a cerulean shade to signify the Brahmin family inside and/or to help ward off insects. Go figure. Jodhpur also boasts its own tremendous fort overlooking the city, as well as a white palace made entirely of marble and the current Maharaja's own palace, an ...

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

A travel blog entry by rachellouise27 on Mar 16, 2014

9 photos

... Jain) lifestyle and a traditional Indian wife and mother to her family. She says her children will have arranged marriages once their education is complete and they have secured a career. She is not a feminist and doesn't see any need to change current social or Hindi practices. Today is the start of the Hindu Festival of Colours. Tonight street bonfires were lit to drum beats and praying rituals. We are told tomorrow involves lots of ...

Worth the ef-fort

A travel blog entry by twovines on Nov 11, 2013

7 photos

... and admire the Victorian clock tower before enjoying a creamy makhania lassi accompanied by spicy vegetable samosas. The sun is now high in the sky and we take a rickshaw back to our home stay. It's quite a distance, first uphill through the main bazaar and then through narrow streets lined with little shops selling everything from tourist tat to home wares. It's all very colourful. Finally we turn off through some residential alleyways just wide enough for the ...

The blue city and some monkeys

A travel blog entry by lauralamble on Aug 09, 2013

4 photos

... Again, a pattern that we have seen all over India, is that the palaces and forts are separated into men's and women's quarters. Historically, women all practiced purdah where they were veiled from men other than their husbands, historically, this served to protect the wives of maharajas and other leaders, because if a fort or palace was defeated, no one knew what the wives looked like, and so they were in less danger. From a practical point of ...