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Days 306-315: More Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Jalgaon, Ajunta, Ellora, Aurangabad

After completing our Rajasthani tour, we began heading south towards warmer climates and even hotter food. Lots of neat forts in this area along with some amazing cave temples.
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Days 294-305: Eastern Rajasthan

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006

Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Pushkar, Jaipur

The western state of Rajasthan is a vast desert full of colorfully dressed people. The men wear enormous, cotton candy colored turbans and have huge handle bar mustaches. The women glide down the street in brilliant, multicolored saris. The holy sadhus roam the streets in saffron robes. Even the beggars are colorfully dressed. But we took pictures of other stuff. Doh!
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Days 288-293: Delhi & Agra

Saturday, January 14th, 2006
Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri Garbage and Grandeur. The juxtaposition of filth and fantastic monuments makes Delhi and Agra remarkable places to visit. Not our most fascinating entry, but the monuments can speak for themselves. Delhi welcomed us with open arms ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 280-287: West Bengal and almost Bhutan

Friday, January 6th, 2006
Darjeeling, Siliguri, Madarihat, Jaigaon, and almost Phuentsholing Many travellers had told us how tough it is to travel in India. So we were pleasantly surprised to find out it wasn't that bad after all. In fact, with the exception ... [Continue reading this entry]