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Stories and Tips Udaipur

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Rajput Pride and Glory, Yesterday and Today

Written by francelvr on 24 Jul, 2008

When most modern westerners think of Rajasthan, images of strong Rajput men in tie-dyed turbans or women discreetly covering their faces with the edge of their vividly colored saris or kancli-kurti (traditional costume featuring long, full skirt) may come to mind. However, this land…Read More

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Lake Palace, Udaipur

Written by melissa marie mtz on 08 Aug, 2006

Meeting the maharaja of Udaipur was so exciting for me! He was pleased with our group, I think mostly because we were all female, except for one guy. I didn't know what to say to him. I was so nervous, that the only obvious thing…Read More

Travelling with Lonely Planet

Written by myrdal on 25 Sep, 2006

It was an incredible experience, because I couldn't believe the accuracy of the Lonely Planet guide. I recommend to buy the last edition (of course in English). I don't know if this accuracy is the same for other Countries guides, but for India it was…Read More

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Historical Figures of Udaipur

Written by Anannya on 17 Mar, 2010

Maharaja Udai Singh settled and founded Udaipur after having to abandon Chittor which had been taken into Mughal control by Akbar. It became the capital of the Mewar kingdom. Maharana Pratap Singh, son of Udai Singh, is most well known to all school boys. The…Read More

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Udaipur - Majestic City

Written by Anannya on 17 Mar, 2010

While Jaipur is the capital and Jodhpur is big and Jaisalmer is the golden fort, Udaipur is probably the most majestic and grand. A town that sprawls over five artificial lakes which feed each other through underground canals is also the home of some of…Read More

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