Monthly Archives: December 2010

In transit

Wondering where we’ve gone?

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We’re famous! (Sort of…)

Historical wisdom says you don’t become famous overnight, but that’s just the case with our blog, Chalega.

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Picture of the day: the train ride to Mumbai

More on this later. Suffice it to say we had enough space, and enough chai to go around.

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“In April, I will go away…

…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

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Not our cup of tea

Can you guess how much this pot of roadside chai cost us?

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Pardon the delay

We’ve just finished our time in Rajasthan with a final stop in Bikaner. The next leg of our journey begins today.

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Rajasthan, color by color

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

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Picture of the day: Jodhpur, the blue city

Jodhpur is known as the blue city. Can you guess why? Hint: No Photoshop involved.

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Picture of the day: Sunset in Jodhpur

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.

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A ride fit for a maharajah

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.

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