The Stone Carvings of Jagdish Temple, Udaipur – unexpected effect

The Stone Carvings of Jagdish Temple, Udaipur – unexpected effect

“I’m an artist. I’d like to show you my works”. Isn’t it a much better interpretation of the infamous “come to see my shop”? Needless to say, I wanted to see the works of art. Quite predictably, I ended up in a dreary shop full of lousy, mass-produced paintings of elephants, horses, tigers, peacocks and camels ...read more »

Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

Udaipur City Palace quick facts and photos

The City Palace is undoubtedly a centerpiece of Udaipur, a city I’ve chosen to start my acquaintance with the state of Rajasthan. Unofficially known as Venice of the East and the City of Lakes, Udaipur has been on my radar for quite a while. Although it’s not listed as one of the most popular monsoon ...read more »

The greens and fountains of Saheliyon-ki-Bari – the Garden of Maidens in Udaipur

The greens and fountains of Saheliyon-ki-Bari – the Garden of Maidens in Udaipur

The most cherished memory of the Ukrainian period of my life is looking after the flowering plants in my parents' garden (remember my roses? :)) That's why, no matter how strapped for time I may be, I always try to include parks and gardens into my list of things to see in a new city. ...read more »

5 Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

5 Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

Hm, it seems we have a second guest post on Rajasthan here on IndiaPalette. Remember The Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers ? You think it's by chance? 🙂  As for me, I'm determined to include Rajasthan in my travel bucketlist 2017 and to visit Jodhpur as well as Jaipur, beautifully described by Rohit ...read more »

The Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

The Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

Rajasthan has always been hot on my wish-list - anyone with the tiniest speck of wanderlust will find it hard to resist visiting those cities with poetic, promising names. That's why I'm more than happy to publish this Jodhpur travel guide, written by Pankaj of Suncity Jodhpur. Enjoy the virtual journey to the Blue City ...read more »