Jaipur – Exploring the Forts of the Pink City

After waking up at 4:30am, riding a one hour taxi (overpriced fakk), catching 2 delayed flights, being escorted to my gate, I finally arrive in the city of Jaipur, the capital of the desert province of Rajasthan. Jaipur was founded by warrior/astrologer/Maharajah Jai Singh II in the 18th century. The city is pretty modern with … More Jaipur – Exploring the Forts of the Pink City

Palaces, Ruins, and Beaches in Karnakata and Goa

This week we are hanging out in the province of Karnataka and Goa. Some places exceed expectations, while others leave much to be desired. From Kochi, we take an overnight bus through to Mysore. Mysore is home to the famed Mysore Palace, where the Wodeyar dynasty was the well established power for many centuries. The … More Palaces, Ruins, and Beaches in Karnakata and Goa