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Places to visit in Jodhpur – India’s Blue City

Places to visit in Jodhpur – India’s Blue City

My first visit to Jodhpur was more than 18 years back with a group of friends. Those days Google was not used for research. We use to refer to guidebooks and ask hotel’s front “What are the best places to visit in Jodhpur”. Gone are the days and now it’s much easier to plan the travel. Read about Most common travel Mistakes and How to avoid them. After all these years Jodhpur was still fresh in my mind when I…

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Mesmerizing Jaswant Thada – Taj of Marwar

Mesmerizing Jaswant Thada – Taj of Marwar

I was on the top of Mehrangarh Fort and noticed a beautiful white color structure on the north side of Fort. From its silhouette, I understood it is Jaswant Thada also known as Taj of Marwar. The white color marble structure stands out and highlights to the surrounding reddish-brown rocky hills at the back of it when you see from far. By the time I finished with Mehrangarh Fort, it was already afternoon and sun was at the top. So,…

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A day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

A day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

It was my second visit to Jodhpur, first time I went with my friend more than a decade ago and this time I went alone. I booked an old haveli near Mehrangarh Fort. I booked an overnight train for Jodhpur from Delhi and reached there in morning. I had booked a Haveli in the old part of the city and I took a tuk-tuk from the railway station. He took me to through winding narrow lanes and I finally arrive…

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Music in Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur

Music in Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur

This guy was sitting with family after the second gate of Mehrangarh fort and playing his Thori or Nayak Bhopas. His elder son, who is probably 4 years old was giving him company and playing a small drum (Dhol). Wife was sitting quietly and didn’t reply to anything I asked 🙂 She was taking care of toddler sleeping on the rug beside her. The family sits there whole day playing the instruments and surviving on money tourist give them. In…

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Osian Sand Dunes: You can Skip in Jodhpur

Osian Sand Dunes: You can Skip in Jodhpur

Jodhpur is an old and rustic city but got modern touch with time. There are some really interesting places in the city and around it. I have one afternoon free so, I decided to visit Osian sand dunes. Jodhpur is full of history and have spectacular monuments like Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada Other then these main attractions there are some places around Jodhpur, which are recomended for half day excursions i.e. Visit to Bisnoi village and village safari or…

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