Jaipur – City Views, Roads and Rickshaws

Howdy all. Jaipur has been a focus on this blog now for the last week and a half. Today I have a video I'll spliced together from my last trip there back in 2018, the footage having been sitting lonely on my hard drive for two years now! It hasn't got me talking at all, …

Continue reading Jaipur – City Views, Roads and Rickshaws

My Favorite Cities in India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Folks, I’ve taken you to all parts of the globe, at least as far as I’ve been, and shared my favourite cities. But this here is my last post in this regard. And some great cities and towns on this list. I always find it impossible to lump what is sometimes called the ‘sub-continent’ in …

Continue reading My Favorite Cities in India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Little Places – Royal Gaitor, Jaipur, India

Head to Jaipur, Rajasthan and take a tour. It’s sure to include a site known as the ‘Royal Gaitor’. It’s not far from the city walls (but it is outside), but it doesn’t seem to rate in the pantheon of sites of Jaipur – from the city palace to the Amber Fort which is a …

Continue reading Little Places – Royal Gaitor, Jaipur, India

Ultimate Rajasthan Itinerary (IMO!)

Hi there. Well it’s been ages since I’ve done a post on itineraries, so I thought I might as well look at my two experiences in Rajasthan and put together what I would recommend doing/seeing if I had a bit longer. Because it’s a large state and frankly slower travel in India is much preferable …

Continue reading Ultimate Rajasthan Itinerary (IMO!)

Jaswant Thada – Jewel in Jodhpur’s Crown!

As readers should know, I loved Jodhpur when I visited a few months back now, in fact it became my favourite city in Rajasthan. It sits slightly below and to the side of the incredible Mehrangarh Fort which watches over the whole city of Jodhpur. In fact, it’s only a very short walk from the …

Continue reading Jaswant Thada – Jewel in Jodhpur’s Crown!

Jodhpur’s Incredible Mehrangarh Fort

If there were an award for most amazing fort of the year that I dished out from my blog, then the clear winner for 2018 would be Mehrangarh Fort, sitting atop a rocky hill 420 feet above the blue city of Jodhpur. Why – I visited forts in Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Delhi whilst in India …

Continue reading Jodhpur’s Incredible Mehrangarh Fort