Sightseeing with Chill the rickshaw driver

Sightseeing with Chill the rickshaw driver

Francesca and Claudia enjoyed another day in beautiful Udaipur sightseeing with a rickshaw driver they met named Chill. Chill took them to several places near Udaipur he thought they should see, including a garden with several fountains that was built for the princess...
Francesca and Claudia arrive in Udaipur

Francesca and Claudia arrive in Udaipur

Francesca andClaudia are now in Udaipur. Udaipur is different than other cities in India, at least in the touristy area in the old part of the city. It sits on the edge of Lake Pichola giving it almost a resort feel. A lot of the hotels are old havelis, or traditional...
Final thoughts on Jaipur

Final thoughts on Jaipur

Francesca and Claudia’s time in Jaipur is coming to an end. They enjoyed their adventures in the Pink City with so many new things to see and do. Riding in the rickshaw was exhilarating at times, but Rahul made sure they got to their destinations safely. They...
Amber Fort

Amber Fort

Francesca and Claudia visited the Amber Fort, one of the most famous sites in Jaipur. It’s possible to ride an elephant, or take a jeep, but they chose to walk up, and up, and up to get into the fort. It would have been a nicer hike if it weren’t for the...
Playing with the Elephants

Playing with the Elephants

Claudia and Francesca had the best day today. They got to spend it with elephants! They were introduced to Lakshmi, got to feed her, paint designs on her, went for a ride, gave a bath, and then fed her bananas. It was thrilling to be so close to such a magnificent...
Francesca and Claudia try block printing

Francesca and Claudia try block printing

Francesca and Claudia went to a block print workshop today to see some blockprinted cashmere scarves and not only saw the craftsmen at work, but got to print a scarf themselves! A craftsman made sure the scarf was stretched tight and pinned down, a design was chosen...

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