What to expect in Jaipur: it’s loud, it’s crazy and it’s utterly beautiful

Letter 162 Jaipur for me was a whirlwind and had many ups, a few downs and moments of pure confusion. We spent 3 days wandering around The Pink City, visiting palaces and forts, and taking in as much of this insane city as possible. There is so much to do, both in and out of … Continue reading What to expect in Jaipur: it’s loud, it’s crazy and it’s utterly beautiful

Finding perfection in India’s beautiful Blue City: Jodhpur

Letter 161 Our first impression of India's Blue City was a good one. Nestled amongst the tight streets and alleys in shades of blue, was our unique hostel and its rooftop, looking up at the imposing fort above. I was expecting pure chaos but Jodhpur has a tranquil side to it, only minutes from the … Continue reading Finding perfection in India’s beautiful Blue City: Jodhpur

Exploring Udaipur, celebrating the Mewar Festival and visiting Ranakpur

Letter 160 Our third and last full day in The White City was full of endless wandering around the busy streets, taking in the striking city from the middle of the lake, enjoying an incredible meal from a rooftop at sunset and immersing ourselves in the loud, colourful festival. Udaipur just kept on giving.   … Continue reading Exploring Udaipur, celebrating the Mewar Festival and visiting Ranakpur

The calm and chaos of India’s White City: Udaipur

Letter 159 Udaipur was everything I expected and more. It was grand, full of exquisite architecture and littered with colourful fabrics, food and flora. What I didn't expect was to find some of the kindest people I've ever met, to feel relaxed and at ease quite so quickly, or to see cows sit at the … Continue reading The calm and chaos of India’s White City: Udaipur

Our Rajasthani Roadtrip

Letter 158 In just 1 week I will be taking my first of 4 flights over to India. It will not only be my first visit to India, but also to the continent of Asia, and I can't wait. Expect sunrises, temples, patterns and people. Also expect a very tired, sweaty Lou returning to the … Continue reading Our Rajasthani Roadtrip