Monday, November 23, 2009

On the way to Mt. Abu

On the way to Mt. Abu (Rajasthan)
This Road is a 25 KM road across the Evergreen Forest, starts from Talhari to Mt. Abu (an oasis in the desert). These forests are home to Panther, Sloth Bear, Hyaena, Jackal and Caracal, green munia and red spur fowls.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Mehrangarh Fort Museum

Inside Mehrangarh Fort Museum. It still looks exactly it did when this fort was made.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal of Jaipur is a pleasure palace built in the 18th century. Situated amidst the picturesque Mansagar Lake, the palace has the Nahargarh hills forming its backdrop. Jaipur Jal Mahal Palace is an architectural beauty and was meant to be used for the royal duck shooting parties. Developed as an enjoyment spot, it is entered through a causeway situated in the middle of Mansagar Lake. Jal Mahal of Jaipur, Rajasthan is a five-story palace, with the first four floors being submerged under water. The Nahargarh Fort situated nearby offers a splendid view of the lake as well as the palace. You can also get magnificent views of the Jal Mahal place of Jaipur from Mansagar Dam on the eastern side of the lake. The Mansagar Lake is also a bird watcher's paradise as it serves as the home of a variety of local as well as migratory birds. Opposite the palace are the cenotaphs of the royal family.

Monday, November 2, 2009


10 Kms away from the town Pindwara, District Sirohi towards Udaipur. A typical Rajasthani sight. It was good to see 20 camels in a herd.