Postcards from Jaipur (Weekend Trip)

Dec 13, 2018

When I used to travel from Noida to Gurgaon every day for office (ie. 2010!), there were times when I spotted a big white bus with two puppets, which will immediately, put a smile on my traffucked life. Later, I got to know that these were the buses which ply to Jaipur. At that time, my husband's and my parents were not aware that we go to trip together. Hence, we always avoided two states while traveling - J&K (because it was not very safe around then) and Rajasthan (What if someone for his family spotted us?)
Therefore, Jaipur remained a mythical place for me and the plans to visit never materialized.

Eight years went by and I could not visit Rajasthan. (Last year, I went to Jodhpur and Udaipur but those were to meet some people and not to travel.)

My journey started on Friday. It was quite an eventful start. 

For now, here are some clicks from the trip.

The Rajasthan State Bus that I wish was mine. Mine was unfortunately not there so, waited almost 3 hours for the 2:30 AM bus to Jaipur. It was chilling cold out in the open. I am not complaining because things could have been worse. I reached safely to Jaipur and that is all that matters.
What you eat when your health is not up to the T. Simple food at our guest house
Eating Local

Beauty at Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur

Another from Albert Hall. I love the play of lights here.

Jaipur Zoo is opposite Albert Hall. They were enjoying their supper 

Famous blocks for the block prints of Rajasthan

Details at City Palace, Jaipur

You all know about this famous gate
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Lassi near Hawa Mahal

Jantar Mantar. I loved this place the most!

Amazed by this device at Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Beautiful and precise - Sundials of Jantar Mantar

Puppets for sale

I hope you enjoyed this.


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