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Our visit to Kota, India

Posted on May 24th 2006 by Amy in Travel

We spent two days in Kota, Rajasthan while visiting India in March 2006. Kota is a working class town off the tourist trail, but has some nice attractions to offer visitors. While in Kota we stayed at a small, family run haveli, walked through the old city, visited the fort and palace, and took a cruise on the Chambal River. More »

Photos: the lighter side of Rajasthan

Posted on May 20th 2006 by Amy in Travel

On our trip to Rajasthan in India last March, we took over 2,400 photos. Here are some of our favorite funny pictures. More »

Top things to do in Colorado, Part 2

Posted on May 19th 2006 by Arthur in Top Lists, Travel

Here is the second part of my favorite things to do in the beautiful state of Colorado. This article features Rocky Mountain National Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP, the Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the Million Dollar Highway and Ouray. The photos are from our roadtrip in 2004. More »

Our visit to Jodhpur, India

Posted on May 3rd 2006 by Amy in Travel

We spent three days in Jodhpur, Rajasthan India in March 2006. Jodhpur, sometimes called the Blue City, is home to Rajasthan’s most magnificent fort, Meherangarh. Besides visiting the fort, we also visited the countryside where we learned about the Bishnoi tribes and their way of life. More »

Our visit to Bikaner, India

Posted on May 1st 2006 by Amy in Travel

We spent two days in Bikaner, Rajasthan while visiting India in March 2006. Bikaner is a desert town with several interesting sights to occupy visitors. During our stay we visited the impressive fort, a camel research facility and a temple devoted to rats. More »

The Rat Temple of Rajasthan

Posted on April 28th 2006 by Amy in Travel

On Friday, 17 March 2006 we visited the Karni Mata temple in Deshnok, Rajasthan, India. The temple is also sometimes called “The Rat Temple”. More »

Having clothes made in India

Posted on April 25th 2006 by Amy in Shopping & Stuff, Travel

Tailors and fabric shops were abundant in the towns we visited on our recent trip to India. In Agra and Jaipur we took the opportunity to have some traditional Indian clothes made. More »

Our visit to Ranthambhore National Park

Posted on April 22nd 2006 by Amy in Nature, Travel

On our recent visit to India we visited Ranthambhore National Park. The park is located near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. We stayed at the Tiger Safari Resort and on our three safaris we saw many animals, including tiger, leopard, spotted deer, crocodile and more. More »

Our visit to Jaipur, India

Posted on April 21st 2006 by Amy in Travel

We spent four days in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India in March 2006. Our visit coincided with the annual Elephant Festival on 13 March and the holiday Holi on 14 March. We also had a chance to visit some of the sights of the city, including the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and more. More »

Ordering Indian train tickets online

Posted on April 19th 2006 by Amy in Travel

Planning is a big part of the fun of travel for me, so prior to our trip to India in March I already had much of the journey laid out in detail. This included ordering our train tickets in advance. More »