Udaipur

We spent three days in Udaipur. The city is set among six lakes and home to the very famous Taj Lake Palace, home to Octopussy in the James Bond film.   The many lakes in the city create beautiful vistas.Unfortunately I was sick most of the time there so I didn’t get to see all that…

Day Trips From Jaipur

First sorry this is one of the more neglected corners of the Internet. I am going to try to post more so that I have a little diary of my experiences to look back on when I am old and gray! I am also aware that I have done a lot of whining about India.…

India- a wrap up (with Kolkata Photos)!

It has taken me months to put my thoughts together on India. And still I remain annoyingly confused. Sometimes I loved the time I spent there, sometimes I think how awful, and mostly I remain apathetic, with no emotions at all.  When people ask me about my experiences I tend to unload a whole bunch…

Touring Bagan: the good and the bad

  Our last stop in Myanmar was Bagan. Touring Bagan was the highlight of Myanmar for me.  It was beautiful, ancient, and relaxing.  Pagodas and temples sprout up from the rust earth.  Ancient frescos of the Buddha fill many of the temples interiors. As an art lover, 11th century frescos really left me ohhing and…