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Delhi and Onwards

Delhi is the last stop on this trip. We are staying over at a Weronika’s friend’s house in a rather posh are of Delhi. Her apartment is big, modern, and full of creature comforts. Thank you Jona! It s the … Continue reading

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Into the Desert on Camel Back

We were on the edge of the Great Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is only 100 km away from the Pakistan border, and the landscape has changed dramatically. It is very dry here, and the town is not blue like a few … Continue reading

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Another Blue City

Another blue city. Old haveli mansions lining tiny bendi streets. A great clock tower standing proudly in the center of a bustling bazaar. An ancient fort overlooks it all. This is Rajastan.

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Lake Palaces

Palaces on a lake. Palaces on the lake sure. Small windy streets among ancient houses. The James Bond classic Octopussy was filmed here, so there must be something special about the town. We started enjoying the pace we have set … Continue reading

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The Land of Massive Moustaches and Technicolor Turbans

We are surrounded by men with massive mustaches, each bigger than the next. Maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but  have never seen so many grand works of facial coif in one place before. Add on top of that colorful turbans … Continue reading

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Tatatataj

Some called it the most beautful building ever built. Legend has it that the sun and the moon shed a tear when it was finished. No visit to India can be complete without a visit to the Taj Mahal. It … Continue reading

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Fatehpur Sikri

We arrived in Agra, but before visiting the Taj Mahal, we took a daytrip. We went to the town of Fatephur Sikri, another ancient regional capital. We’ve spent the day walking around the magnificent red sandstone mosque and fort and … Continue reading

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