Udaipur, Rajasthan – Venice of the East

Udaipur, Rajasthan – Venice of the East

One of our favorite cities in India so far was Udaipur in Rajasthan. We spent a very enriching day in the city, strolling around the lakes and the old town. We got absorbed in the tumult of the markets and enjoyed the beauty of the City Palace. The other day we made a day-trip to the close-by Ranakpur, contemplating the artistic marble decorations of the most stunning Jain temple. Read more

Beautiful Havelis of Rajasthan tell their history

Beautiful Havelis of Rajasthan tell their history

In the first days of our Rajasthan tour we have been visiting several havelis. These are impressive mansions mainly from the 19th century, which are among the most important non-religious architectural landmarks of Rajasthan. Adorned by murals, beautiful artwork and paintings, the havelis were designed to reflect the prosperity of the owner. Read more