Tag Archives: Udaipur

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

On an All Time High

While Udaipurs culture is strongly linked to the Lake Picholo and it’s location as the capital of the Mewar Kingdom and the palaces that come with that, the most evident cultural phenomenon is the James Bond movie Octopussy.   A large part of it was shot on location in the city and used famous landmarks […]

Lake City – Udaipur

Monday January 13th / January 14th 2014 We arrived in Udaipur at around 4pm after our long drive from Jodhpur and checked into our room in the Aashiya Haveli (right in the heart of Lal Ghat area of the city. A bohemian ghetto of handicraft shops, budget hotels and rooftop restaurants right on the lake […]

Ranakpur: And the Temple of Strops!!

Ranakpur: January 2014 It was sad to say goodbye to Chhotaram and his family but we had to move on further south as we had to reach Mumbai in a few days. Finishing breakfast and saying goodbye we then jumped in our Indigo car and headed for Udaipur. As we had gone west from Jaipur […]