It feels like a furnace beneath the Spanish sun. Suitably geared up, we’re ready for a day of canyoning with mini waterfall jumps, abseiling and swimming through narrow gorges. 506 more words
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I am not a charter bus traveler. I refuse to stay in an chain hotel or eat something that is an American company. (Unless it’s McDonald’s in India… then I’ve rationalized that it’s ok to get a McSpicy Paneer.) One time I showed up for a free walking tour and the guy had an orange umbrella that we were supposed to follow around… and I bailed half way through. 633 more words
Day 6: Agra
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Travelling on to Agra, we stop en route at the deserted Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri (approx 4 hrs).
The magnificent deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, but was abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water.
Day 5: Rural Heritage Stay – Bhanwar Villas Palace in Karauli
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Leaving the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur behing, we drive to Karauli (approx 5 hrs).
Days 3-4 Jaipur:
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Travel by express train into the state of Rajasthan and continue on to its capital, Jaipur (approx 5 hrs).
A friendly, busy town crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewellery, textiles and folkbased arts, Jaipur is a firm favourite with travellers.