Guestblog, New Post, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

4 Must Visit Museums in the Pink City of Jaipur | Travel Tales |

My guest today is Arvind from Jaipur who is taking us through four of the most visited museums in the Pink City. Jaipur is birth city for me and very special to the heart.… Read More 4 Must Visit Museums in the Pink City of Jaipur | Travel Tales |

AtoZ, New Post, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

[B] The Body Art in Bikaner, Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

While visiting Shekhawati, my home stay manager suggested we check out the camel fair that takes place annually in the desert, just 40 km from Bikaner, where cattle owners come to sell their livestock and it’s quite a catwalk event as the animals are dolled up for probable sales. ⇐ Shekhawati is known to be… Read More [B] The Body Art in Bikaner, Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove-A tree of faith called Rohida

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove-A tree of faith called Rohida

New Post, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

#TravelTales – Patwonji ki Haveli in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

|| Jaisalmer | Rajasthan | Shonar Qila | Golden Fort | Rajasthan | Thar Desert | Patwon ki haveli | Tourism | Travel | Architecture | Golden Sandstone | Jharokhas ||… Read More #TravelTales – Patwonji ki Haveli in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

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#MyMojo – Solo travel tips at Tijara Fort by Swati Rai

Today Swati Rai talks about one of her solo travels to the most recently opened Neemrana properties – Tijara Fort in Alwar, Rajasthan. Read on her tips on things to do and quite not to do… Read More #MyMojo – Solo travel tips at Tijara Fort by Swati Rai

mixed bag, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

Visiting the Courtyard of Maidens in Udaipur

The courtyard of maidens or the saheliyon ki baari in Udaipur is one of the quiet corners in the city. Its a great place to simply chill a bit in nature. Lush pink bougainvillea blooms can be found all over in this park with a pond of lilies, quietly guarded by a charming elephant sculpture.… Read More Visiting the Courtyard of Maidens in Udaipur

Guestblog, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

Once upon a time in Jaipur [ #Guestpost ]

Today’s guestpost is by Anjali of Safarnama who is a qunitessential traveller and loves to share her unique travel experiences with her readers. In this post she has covered a trip to Jaipur and all its delightful sights and sounds! … Read More Once upon a time in Jaipur [ #Guestpost ]

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Travel

[Y] You have got mail in Udaipur!! |#atozchallenge 2017|

2012: I was on my first ever trip to Udaipur – one of the most popular cities of Rajasthan on the tourist circuit. I found it to be charming, friendly and thrumming with a very joyful vibe. Its pretty famous for the Lake Pichola and the Lake palace hotel managed by the Taj group of… Read More [Y] You have got mail in Udaipur!! |#atozchallenge 2017|

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Travel

[X] Xenodocheionology |#atozchallenge 2017|

Xenedocheionology owes its origin to the Greek language and according to Phrontistery means the love of hotels. I loved this word a lot and it made writing my X post for #atoz quite easy as there are a number of places which I must mention for their uniqueness in terms of hospitality and the wow factor… Read More [X] Xenodocheionology |#atozchallenge 2017|

RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

Wish upon the stars in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan |Travel Tales|

Read all about the charms of Jaisalmer – the land of the golden fort in Rajasthan. Check out the experience of viewing a sunset while sitting out on a sand dune in the middle of the Thar Desert.… Read More Wish upon the stars in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan |Travel Tales|

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, mixed bag, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

[R] RavanaHatha in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

2013: I was meandering on the streets of Pushkar, dodging the army of photographers who had descended in locust proportions onto the city (Oh yeah, I was one of them too 😉 ) Nearing a large open field full of camels, the soft strains of a stringed instrument reached my ears and I started to look… Read More [R] RavanaHatha in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

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[L] Leather that weathers in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

Do you know what these are? I didn’t at first when I chanced upon them as I was meandering the streets of Pushkar. But these leather object caught my attention for sure. In fact the whole of Pushkar streets was filled with shops full of items made out of leather in all shades, shapes and… Read More [L] Leather that weathers in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

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[J] Japanese Kalbeliya in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

2013 – I was in Pushkar, Rajasthan with a photography club to shoot the famous camel fair which is an annual affair. My first impression was that there are more photographers than camel 😉 At the opening ceremony of the festivities, I was all set to watch a performance of the traditional Kalbelia dance –… Read More [J] Japanese Kalbeliya in Pushkar |#atozchallenge 2017|

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[E] Emu & the Entrepreneur #atozchallenge 2017

Cruising on NH-8 towards Shekhawati on one sunny January morning, we passed by fields of golden bouquets of mustard flowers, waving their heads merrily in welcome. Ofcourse we stopped to hop into the fields and pose and preen. Aiming to reach our destination in five hours (homestay manager had estimated 3-4 hours drive), we made… Read More [E] Emu & the Entrepreneur #atozchallenge 2017

AtoZ, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

[A] April Fools in Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

Read about the largest open air art gallery in Asia which lies unattended and uncared for in Shekhawati region of Rajasthan state. I was stunned by the gorgeous artwork on almost every wall on this village. Do have a look people!… Read More [A] April Fools in Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

Food Bytes, Travel

Pushkar – a foodie haven!!

A visit to the annual Pushkar fair (held during the month of November) had been much awaited from my end for years. 2013 was the year when the wait was over and I finally got an opportunity to join a group of photographers who were traveling there. Most people came back with multi-pronged images of… Read More Pushkar – a foodie haven!!

RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

Stop over @ Rawla Narlai!

The quiet of  the early morning was broken by a symphony of bird song – the garrulous babblers , the raucously screeching parakeets, the meditative hoots of the doves, the sharp trill of the fruit birds mingled with those of the sun bird, the melody of the bulbuls and the shrill calling of the squirrels.… Read More Stop over @ Rawla Narlai!

Photorama, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

Colors of devotion at the Gangaur festival in Udaipur!!

Gangaur is a huge festival in the Indian state of Rajasthan & announces coming of spring. Its a festival of rich traditions, decked with loads of colour.… Read More Colors of devotion at the Gangaur festival in Udaipur!!