Category Archives: Rajasthan

Amer

Amer is a town 10 kms from Jaipur. The Rajput Maharajas used to stay here before the city of Jaipur was built. We visited Amer on our first day at Jaipur as a part of Rajasthan trip in March 2011. … Continue reading

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Jaipur

Rajasthan is the land of colours. The last destination of our Rajasthan trip was to Jaipur also called the ‘Pink City’ due to its pink coloured buildings. This city was founded in the eighteenth century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh … Continue reading

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Beyond Jaisalmer

Beyond Jaisalmer lies the Thar desert. Some of the lesser known places here are what this post is going to be about. Places where you will hardly find any tourists. When we went to these places, most of the times … Continue reading

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Jaisalmer

When someone says “Rajasthan”, the first image that springs to my mind is that of the dunes of the Thar desert and the colourful people of the desert region. Right at the heart of that desert, sits the “Golden City” … Continue reading

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Osian

This post is on a quaint place called Osian near Jodhpur in Rajasthan. We planned our Rajasthan trip starting with this place since Club Mahindra had a special arrangement with Camp Thar at Osian. We had planned to spend 2 … Continue reading

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Rajasthan Trip Planning

For those of you who may be interested, we have “open sourced” the plan we put together for our Rajasthan trip. It is in the form of a spreadsheet on Google Docs. Covers the desert circuit mainly. Jodhpur, Osian, Jaisalmer … Continue reading

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Jodhpur

This post is on Jodhpur/Blue City known for its blue houses,Bandhani prints,Jodhpurs and Polo to name a few. We had been to Rajasthan on a 2 week vacation in March 2011. Our first stop was at Jodhpur, the capital of … Continue reading

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