“The embodiment of all things pure”-Rudyard  Kipling 

Our final stop in Rajahstan took us to Agra, the resting place of Miztaz Mahal ( Shah Jahan’s favourite wife) within the awe inspiring Taj Mahal. We decided that although it would mean a horrifically early alarm, the temptation to see the sun rise over the Taj was one we both couldn’t resist.  We hoped…

Pink city’s and monkey

We arrived in Jaipur, aptly named the Pink City, due to the terracotta  coloured buildings within the city walls( a tradition that was first started when Prince Albert visited on a state visit). We met our guide who took us outside of the city to visit the Amber fort. You can choose to ride elephants…

The last evening of Udaipur 

The  last evening was really my favourite part of Udaipur. We decided to treat ourselves to a drink on Sunset Terrace, inside the City Palace, at a dramatic point that over looks the lake, and , as the name suggests, is a perfect spot for a sunset.  Although we had a slight panic when we…

Holy pilgrimages and Levi Jeans

After Udaipur came Pushkar, a tiny little town, often the end point for Hindu pilgrims who wish to visit the Bramha temple and the holy water of Pushkar Lake.  They believe that the lake was made when            , travels around on a floating lotus flower, dropped a petal onto the…

A Mountainous adventure! 

We set off from Jodhpur to the next stage of our adventure which would take us to Mt Abu. We had no expectations of this destination as it was only really included on our route to break up the journey from Jodhpur to Udaipur, but it has turned out to be one of our favourites. …