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Luxurious Castle Bijaipur, India

It is a three-hour drive from Bundi to Bijaipur passing occasional fields filled with white opium poppies grown by the Government. We checked into Castle Bijaipur, a Sixteenth Century Castle enclosed by fortified walls. The Castle was converted to a

Walking Through The Fun Pushkar Market, India

I never expected Pushkar to be as colorful and filled with markets as it was and could have spent the day wandering through the small streets and stalls. The town really deserved more than the few hours we had time

Pushkar, A Holy Pilgrimage Site for Hindus

It is only 136 kilometers/84 miles from Nagaur to Holy Pushkar but still takes three-hours. Legend claims its lakes were created from the petals that fell from the hands of Brahma the Creator and today Pushkar is a holy pilgrimage town

The Pushkar Bagh Resort, Pushkar

The Pushkar Bagh Resort and hotel next door was filled with wedding parties in anticipation of a large wedding being held the next day and we were the only non-wedding guests. Built in faux palace style, guests are housed in

Small Town of Nagaur, India

The small town of Nagaur, founded in the Fourth Century BC, is only a 15 minute ride from where the Nagaur Cattle Fair is held. The highlight in Nagaur is its Twelfth Century Fort of historical importance. The fort was one

Markets, Camels, and Bullocks at Nagaur Cattle Fair

After going into more rhapsodies over my camels getting a gorgeous hair cut, guide Abi walked us over to the main fair section filled with stalls selling whatever a camel, or horse might need to make it gor-jus and/or other