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Our Route from Mandawa to Bikaner

February 5, 20132 Comments

Driving from Mandawa to Bikaner The journey from Mandawa to Bikaner is listed as taking just over 3 hours, at around 188km, but with a few detours to some sights along the way we arrived six hours after we departed.   We had left Mandawa at 9am that morning, and on arrival in the city, […]

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Mandawa calms on our Rajasthan Road Trip

February 2, 20130 Comments

We left the lovely Pushkar after our breakfast and set out towards Mandawa, this was going to be one of the longer travelling days on this trip at six hours. The journey though is full of sights though as a great deal of it is away from the main highways and you travel through great little villages […]

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Pushkar: Not A Perfectly Peaceful Place

January 29, 20136 Comments

Pushkar – Another Holy City We left Jaipur to start a whistle stop tour to three different Rajasthan towns over the next three days. The first was to be Pushkar one of India’s most holy cities. If I had to describe Pushkar in comparison to other Indian places we have visited I would say it […]

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India Travel: Things to do in Jaipur

January 28, 20131 Comment

Day four of our Rajasthan tour was going to be a slow day, and all we had on the agenda was a visit to the City Palace and the Albert Museum (or Albert Hall as it is known in some guides). We planned to spend the rest of the day doing some chores.  Here is […]

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Incredible India: Rajasthan Tour of Jaipur

January 25, 201312 Comments

More Hotel Problems, this time in Jaipur We were up and out after our excellent buffet breakfast at the three star hotel we’d chosen the night before, to start our Rajasthan tour of Jaipur.  Our Jaipur hotel is definitely a much higher specification hotel than we’re used to staying in, but all is not well. We’d settled on […]

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