Jaipur (An impromptu trip to the pink city)

We are just back from Jaipur. It was a sudden plan and we are glad we did it. We had an awesome drive both to and fro, and the stay was nothing short of spectacular. Despite the summer heat growling at this part of India, we chose Jaipur. We did not have several days in hand for the trip, so we chose Jaipur. It is nearby and NH8 makes a good drive. Plus, there were several hotels to choose from. Being a three days trip, it was neither exhausting nor boring. Every day was well spent and somehow we managed …

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Rajasthan: A DREAM (Part 4: The STAY)

                                                          With Rekha after the dance session (Brys Fort) All right! So I have covered most of the major items encountered during our Rajasthan road trip. We did posts on the sand, the camels and the road. What remain are the stay and some miscellaneous items related to the stay. STAY: Our road trip was planned in such a way that we halted  Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and  Bikaner.

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Rajasthan: A DREAM (Part 3: Sand and the fun)

Once upon a time, the Thar desert was under the sea!!! Whoa…can you believe it? It totally shook my world. There was a time during the trip to the desert when I imagined that I was walking under the water and saw an endless view of life under water. Things looked the same, nothingness spread endlessly, except for the color. The imaginary color was blue while in reality, it was golden. As per wiki, the Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert or Marusthali (Land of the dead), is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of …

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Rajasthan: A DREAM (Part 1: The Road)

I realized I cannot compile my Rajasthan experience in one post, hence this first part. Rajasthan is a dream for every camera lover. The clear blue sky, the elegant camels walking in a straight line, the smooth black road, the vast sheet of sand, the bright colors…they all contribute to what can be termed as one of the top “photography destinations” of India. Over the last few months, I have spent several days on the road and I am slowly getting addicted to the feeling of always on the move. It’s a different kind of feeling when you give yourselves …

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