Category: India

From the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur to Amber Fort

Day 14: JAIPUR Monday, May 14, 2012 Today I got up a little touched, it is clear that medicines can not work miracles, but just think that today we will know the famous Palace of the Winds and Amber Fort, they make me forget of the stomach We have gone down to breakfast at the lounge of the Umaid Mahal - Heritage Style Hotel and it seems that after getting something in my stomach I will be quite well again, so without thinking twice we have gone straight to look for Mahendra.
5 essential places to visit in Delhi on a trip to India
5 essential places to visit in Delhi on a trip to India
Humayun's Tomb in Delhi in India @Photo: Carmen Teira If you plan to travel to northern India, the capital Delhi will surely be your gateway. And, we warn you, it is not an easy city. With its approximately 15 million inhabitants and the chaotic traffic - so characteristic of the country - in all its splendor, Delhi is without a doubt the place where you will live the greatest cultural shock.
How to fly to India from Spain with Jet Airways and KLM
How to fly to India from Spain with Jet Airways and KLM
Jet Airways to fly to India When planning a trip to another continent, it is common to have many options when looking for flights. Moreover, there are so many and with such different prices that it can be a difficult task to select the most suitable flight for your preferences.
India - Discover Jaisalmer, the golden city in the Rajasthan region
India - Discover Jaisalmer, the golden city in the Rajasthan region
Jaisalmer in the Rajasthan region in India If it were not for the privileged position of its fort, on the top of Trikuta hill, it would seem that the golden Jaisalmer intends to go unnoticed, merging with the landscape of the dunes that surround it. Located at the gates of the Thar desert, Jaisalmer is one of the most interesting towns we can visit on our trip after the mysteries of Rajasthan, in northern India.
India - A day in Varanasi around the essential Ganges river
India - A day in Varanasi around the essential Ganges river
Ganges River in Varanasi in India @Photo: Carmen Teira The day in Varanasi, in India, begins very early, when the first rays of the sun are not yet reflected in the waters of the Ganges, or Mother Ganga, as the Hindus respectfully call Its holiest river. Taking a boat ride at dawn is an essential experience, in addition to the special moment, to witness how the city is slowly waking up and slowly incorporating us into its particular rhythm of life.
10 essential tips for traveling to India
10 essential tips for traveling to India
With this guide of tips for traveling to India we want to facilitate as far as possible the organization of a trip to one of the most magical destinations in the world. Known for being a country that "you love or hate", India is in addition to culture, landscapes and people, a set of sensations that will transmit your senses to you by surprise and unexpected gifts.
Hotels in India
Hotels in India
Hotel Godwin Deluxe The first of our hotels in India was in Delhi. Spacious and fairly clean rooms. The hotel is very central and is 5 minutes from Main Bazar. Wifi payment. The breakfast quite poor but sufficient. Make your reservation here: Hotel Godwin Deluxe Hotel Castle Mandawa Hotel in Mandawa.
North India in 24 days for free
North India in 24 days for free
The trip we made to North India for free in 24 days led us to know one of the most fascinating countries that exist. We do not fool anyone when we say that the famous phrase "India or you love or hate it" is totally true, although we want to add the nuance that it is possible to have both feelings on the same trip or at least that is what we It happened to us.
Delhi species market
Delhi species market
Day 23: DELHI (INDIA) - BARCELONA Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Today, although it is our last day in India we wanted to get up early to take advantage of it and get to know the Delhi Species Market. We collect everything and leave it ready to download it to the reception of the Hotel Godwin Deluxe and we will have breakfast.
Visit to Sarnath and flight from Varanasi to Delhi
Visit to Sarnath and flight from Varanasi to Delhi
Day 22: VARANASI - SARNATH - DELHI Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Today we wake up with that feeling of sadness that we have the days when we say goodbye to some place that has marked us and in this case it is not just a place, it is A complete trip, our trip to India. We have to say goodbye with a flight from Varanasi to Delhi.
Tour of the Ghats of Varanasi
Tour of the Ghats of Varanasi
Day 21: VARANASI Monday, May 21, 2012 Today is 7 in the morning and we are ready to go to breakfast at The Gateway Hotel Ganges. Today's planning is to go through the part of the Varanasi Ghats that we have left and then get lost in the streets of the "inner" Varanasi that we still don't know and we really want to know.
Flight from Delhi to Barcelona with stopover in Zurich
Flight from Delhi to Barcelona with stopover in Zurich
Day 24: BARCELONA Thursday, May 24, 2012 After more than 9 hours of flight from Delhi to Barcelona, ​​we stop in Zurich promptly. This time the flight from Delhi to Barcelona with a stopover in Zurich has become more uncomfortable than the one we had 24 days ago, but we will not say that this never happens to us, the other way around, it is something that has become habitual in the flights back home.
Erotic sculptures in the Temples of Khajuraho
Erotic sculptures in the Temples of Khajuraho
Day 18: ORCHHA - KHAJURAHO - VARANASI Friday, May 18, 2012 Good morning everyone! Today begins what is possibly the longest day of our trip to India, where we will go from Orchha to Khajuraho, where we will visit the well-known Temples of Khajuraho, for at night, take a night train to Varanasi.
Night train from Khajuraho to Varanasi
Night train from Khajuraho to Varanasi
Day 19: VARANASI Saturday, May 19, 2012 I woke up at 7 am on the night train from Khajuraho to Varanasi, but seeing that everyone was still sleeping on the train, I closed my eyes again and I done the same. The saying goes: "Wherever you go, do what you see" and I will not do otherwise.
From Jaipur to Agra visiting the Baori of Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri
From Jaipur to Agra visiting the Baori of Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri
Day 15: JAIPUR - ABHANERI - FATHEPUR SIKRI - AGRA Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Today we meet at 7.30 in the morning with Mahendra. When we go down to the reception of the Umaid Mahal - Heritage Style Hotel after breakfast, he tells us that for a problem he will not be able to continue with us these 3 days left until we take the train to Varanasi just today that is the day we are going to Agra, stopping at Baori de Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri.
Boat trip on the Ganges river in Varanasi at sunrise
Boat trip on the Ganges river in Varanasi at sunrise
Day 20: VARANASI Sunday, May 20, 2012 Ringgggg !!! Seriously it can't be ... It can't be time to get up! Is the day we visited the Taj Majal repeating itself? I look at the clock again and yes, it's 4.15 in the morning. We have to get up, today we are going to take a boat ride on the Ganges river in Varanasi at dawn!
Taj Mahal in Agra, one of the seven wonders of the world
Taj Mahal in Agra, one of the seven wonders of the world
Day 16: AGRA - GWALIOR Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Ringggggggggg… it can't be… !!!!! Its 5 am!!! And is the alarm ringing? How???? It is true!! Today we will enjoy the Taj Mahal in Agra, one of the seven wonders of the world, the most anticipated visit of our trip to India.
From the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur to Amber Fort
From the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur to Amber Fort
Day 14: JAIPUR Monday, May 14, 2012 Today I got up a little touched, it is clear that medicines can not work miracles, but just think that today we will know the famous Palace of the Winds and Amber Fort, they make me forget of the stomach We have gone down to breakfast at the lounge of the Umaid Mahal - Heritage Style Hotel and it seems that after getting something in my stomach I will be quite well again, so without thinking twice we have gone straight to look for Mahendra.
Fort of Gwalior and trip to Orchha
Fort of Gwalior and trip to Orchha
Day 17: GWALIOR - ORCHHA Thursday, May 17, 2012 This morning, after breakfast at the Usha Kiran Palace, at 8 in the morning we have gone to the Fort of Gwalior. The truth is that after seeing so many Forts on this trip to India, it is not that we want this visit too much, but just to see the Jain sculptures that are on the climb to the Fort of Gwalior ... we believe it will be worth it!
The sacred Pushkar Lake in northern India
The sacred Pushkar Lake in northern India
Day 12: PUSHKAR Saturday, May 12, 2012 Today it seems that it will not be a good day, I have risen quite badly and I hardly feel strong enough to go outside, although the sacred Lake of Pushkar is waiting for us. I can hardly even eat and that makes me feel weaker. Today we got scared.
From Udaipur to Pushkar by car with driver
From Udaipur to Pushkar by car with driver
Day 11: UDAIPUR - PUSHKAR Friday, May 11, 2012 Today we woke up early, we have 6 hours from Udaipur to Pushkar by car with driver and as I have the body the truth is that I do not want to arrive too late, so The decision to leave the Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa soon is practically necessary.