Some photos of Jodhpur and the road to Udaipur (unfinished)

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A Great Indian Bustard pursued across the Thar Desert on a jeep safari.

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Across the dunes I strode, feeling intrepid, the Lawrence of Arabia theme in my mind.

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That didn’t last long. A cross between Times Square and Piccadilly Circus was not far away.

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The road to Jodhpur the next day. The Great Thar Desert was very desert like.

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A stop at Manvar Desert Resort where a friend of Nat’s stayed. Looks pretty cool Nat, but getting there must be challenging.

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Arriving in Jodhpur, this is the clock Tower in the main market place.

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First view of the very big Fort which completely dominates the City

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I felt a bit dwarfed by the size.

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These spikes, set in the main doors of the gate, kept attacking elephants at bay.

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The Royal Bedroom and the Royal Bed.

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Jodhpur, the Blue City, apparently the blue paint contains some sort of bug repellant. Looks a little Greek don’t you think.

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Night view.

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The guys in Rajasthan are not lagging when it comes to bright colors.

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I may have finally nailed one, at last !

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An immense Jain Temple in a valley of the Aravali Range.

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A detail of one of the 1,144 pillars within. No two are the same.

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More detail. Many Buddhas.

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Many pillars.

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New Year’s Eve in Udaipur.

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4 responses to “Some photos of Jodhpur and the road to Udaipur (unfinished)

  1. Barbara Godden

    Stunning photos Tim! Quite a breath-taking place. Travel safe.

  2. Fabulous photos. Can almost feel the sun.
    Lol
    Mother and Maurice

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