Tag Archives: Rajasthan

Jaipur, India: Lentils & Lattices

Mahara Jai Singh built the city of Jaipur, in 1727.  In the city, he built the Jantar Mahal, an observatory using astronomical instruments for astrological readings.  It’s now a World Heritage site, and I think you can see why: This is a sundial — and it’s really impressive (at about 4 stories high!): And it’s […]

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Udaipur, India: Peace, Love and Jalebi

There was one hotel on our India trip that we just couldn’t bring ourselves to leave: Fateh Garh is the most beautiful spot I’ve ever visited.  Hands down. Fateh Garh sits on the top of a hill in the Araveli range near the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan.  The hotel “belongs to the Heritage Renaissance School […]

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