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The Pink City

We left for the train station a little early and waited for our train that will take us to Jaipur, the Pink City, as it is called because of the color of most of its buildings there. 1,549 more words


Maharajas, Palaces, Lakes & Hillside Forts - Welcome to Colourful Rajasthan

Where do we begin? Everyone we have crossed travels with in India has told us we would love Rajasthan; we are not disappointed! Exiting the Jaipur rail station we first saw the red turbaned porters, such a great contrast against their white garb. 1,047 more words

District of Daydreams

When I got down from the plane I looked around to find a deserted piece of land.

 Where is every one?  Where are the people of Jaipur? 1,048 more words

Hawa Mahal

The next stop was the Pink City. The Hawa Mahal was mindblowing. Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India.

The main architect of this palace built of red and pink sandstone, is Lal Chand Ustad and the palace is believed to have been constructed in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. 60 more words

The Pink City

After our tour of the Amber Fort, we made a quick stop to see the Jal Mahal (Water Palace). The palace is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake and is not open to visitors. 418 more words