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Monthly Archives: December 2010
Wondering where we’ve gone?
Historical wisdom says you don’t become famous overnight, but that’s just the case with our blog, Chalega.
More on this later. Suffice it to say we had enough space, and enough chai to go around.
…to far off Spain or old Bombay.” Yep, we’re in Mumbai. Did you see that coming? After a 22-hour train ride from Bikaner (photos and stories to come), we are here for a day and a half before departing for … Continue reading
Can you guess how much this pot of roadside chai cost us?
We’ve just finished our time in Rajasthan with a final stop in Bikaner. The next leg of our journey begins today.
We’re nearing the end of our tour of Rajasthan, and it’s time for a recap of the cities we’ve visited so far. Lucky for us (and for you?), India’s tourism board has made it easy to classify our last few … Continue reading
Jodhpur is known as the blue city. Can you guess why? Hint: No Photoshop involved.
Jaipur is known as the Pink City for its brightly decorate buildings in honor of the Queen’s visit many years ago. Jodhpur is known as the Blue City, as well as the Sun City.
Most of our trip to India has been concentrated in the state of Rajasthan. Historically, India was divided into myriad kingdoms, and today is composed of 28 provinces. But the raj in Rajasthan denotes it as the most majestic.