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We’ve moved to a new site!

We decided to move the blog so we could post large photos and use plugins and stuff (come see the lightbox images! the galleries! the BIG photos!) , so… http://www.curryloversblog.com Go there. Enjoy!

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Jaisalmer: The Camel Safari

A quick note: For those of you who are have been following the blog – please note that I updated the previous post to include our haveli visits. So, the camel safari. One of the most recommended excursions for any … Continue reading

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Jaisalmer: Fort and city sightseeing

The Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest in India, with a yellow sandstone exterior that helps to camouflage the fort in the evening when the sun sets. It is the only living fort in India, and at least 2,000 … Continue reading

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Jaisalmer

Our drive to Jaisalmer was very similar to our drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur: a simple two lane road with lots of trucks, rickshaws, and the occasional cow or herd of goats. As we got farther west, we noticed that … Continue reading

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Part II: Jodhpur, the Blue City

After a busy morning of sightseeing and lunch at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, we headed down the winding road to the city to explore Sadar Market. Sadar Market is a large open market and collection of shops where you can … Continue reading

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Part I: Jodhpur, the Blue City

We arrived in Jodhpur in the evening after a long car ride. Jodhpur is known as the “Blue City” because many of the buildings are painted blue. It’s not clear why there is a tradition of blue buildings in the … Continue reading

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Ranakpur, on our way to Jodhpur

We left for Jodhpur early in the morning so that we could stop midway to see the Jain temples of Ranakpur. It takes 5.5 hrs to drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur, and we were glad we had arranged a nicer … Continue reading

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Udaipur – City Palace and Jagdish Temple

On our second day in Udaipur, we ran up to the rooftop to take pictures as soon as the sun came up. The electricity was off in the city for an hour or two (this happens every morning, and turned … Continue reading

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First Day in Udaipur

The next day after we finished visiting Aurangabad, we flew to Udaipur via Mumbai. We got the chance to fly both Jet Airways and Air India,  two of India’s major domestic airlines. The planes seemed a little older than the … Continue reading

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Part II: Aurangabad – Ajanta caves

On our second day in Aurangabad, we set out first thing in the morning for the Ajanta caves. Shana had a bit of an upset stomach, which we attributed to our lunch the day before, but it wasn’t too bad … Continue reading

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