22 photos that may tempt you to visit Jodhpur

22 photos that may tempt you to visit Jodhpur

So I've been to Jodhpur last months. Yes, May is the worst time of the year to visit Rajasthan, and yes, it was extremely hot. But as a super busy mom of three kids with a limited travel budget, I'm not in any position to turn opportunities down. I had a chance to visit Jodhpur and ...read more »

Jaswant Thada – the beautiful marble mausoleum in Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada – the beautiful marble mausoleum in Jodhpur

Downhill from the mighty Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, there is a delicate marble monument, commonly known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar; a milky white structure that stands ethereal against the backdrop of the bright Rajasthani sky. It is a most fascinating structure, with its array of fanciful domes, intricate carvings, and quaint fusion of ...read more »

Bagore Ki Haveli in Udaipur – two hours of aesthetic pleasure

Bagore Ki Haveli in Udaipur – two hours of aesthetic pleasure

“There is nothing much to see. The dance with fire show is in the evening. Click a photo jaldi (quickly), and I’ll take you to Moti Magri”. Our rickshaw driver obviously didn’t have a very high opinion of Bagore Ki Haveli. Perhaps he's seen too many palaces in the city he was lucky to live. ...read more »

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 »

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 »

Around India in half an hour :)

Around India in half an hour :)

Don't let the title of this topic mislead you, friends. I just attended a family day celebration, and the best part of the programme was the dance competition, where the dance groups represented different regions of India. This way I had a chance to feel the vibes of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, South India and Kashmir through ...read more »