Alex Block

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Day 20: Jodhpur

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Jodhpur is also called blue city. That’s because many houses inside city center are painted in blue. If you have a look from the top, you will find yourself at some kind of “smurf city”, which is very nice. The city is middle sized and got many in common with other Rajastan cities. But only […]

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Day 19: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

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Today is another travel day. This morning was very stressful because of money. That national Indian money crisis finally became a problem for me. Last 5 days i got almost no cash at all and try to pay with card for everything, which is tricky in India. Yesterday this solution also became a problem and […]

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Day 18: Jaisalmer desert

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Jaisalmer is very famous with it’s desert and lots of opportunities for camel safari and camp resorts to stay for a night here. I guess, it’s one of the cheapest place to experience that sort of thing. I never been at desert before so i couldn’t miss the opportunity to walk the sand dunes and […]

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Day 18: Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer is relatively small Indian city, located not far away from Pakistanian border and actually situated in the desert. In the morning we went to discover the city’s main sight – Fort! 4th fort in India for me! This one is really cool! Mostly because it’s not just old and preserved pieces of rocks, but […]

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Day 17: Travel day

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Today i spend almost full day on a road from Pushkar to Jaisalmer. Nice opportunity to have some “stand by” time. Only today I realized how much has happened yesterday: in one day i visited new city, walked 600+ steps to the hill and back, spend some time walking between camels at Camel Fair, went […]

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Day 16 Pushkar

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Initially Pushkar wasn’t on my list. But when I was already in India i got monthly newsletter from my appreciated @aladyinlondon (hey, it really works!) where she mentioned annual Camel Fair in Pushkar. So i’m here to see the largest event in Rajastan. Because of Fair every more or less good reasonable priced hotels were […]

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Day 15: Jaipur and heading to Pushkar

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Another day and one more driver . This one looks good! So the plan is finishing Jaipur sightseeing and heading to Pushkar, which is currently on top of it’s season due to fair. Yes, i have busy days now! First place at Jaipur was Nahargarh Fort. It is part of a long city wall, which […]

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Day 14: Jaipur

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Today was the day to explore Jaipur. Yesterday we arrived here without no prior reservation and it was first time in my life when i got to the place without accommodation. So in the evening we just browse hotels and ended up stopping at the 4th one. It was nice boutique style hotel with cool […]

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Day 13: Hiring private driver

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Day 13: Hiring private driver Today’s pic is from Taj Mahal! After 12 days of mostly self guidance around India I decided that that’s no more fun anymore for me. I mean I’m absolutely ok with authenticity and I usually prefere to go by myself, but I’m absolutely tired of tries to being scamed, touched […]

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Day 12: First in line for Taj Mahal

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I have heard lots of rumours about big crowds at Taj and the best sunrise ever to watch here. So i decided to be crazy enough and go there before sunrise. Taj Mahal working hours is from sunrise to sunset, which currently is approximately from 6-30 to 17-30. So i woke up at 4-30 and […]

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