Jaipur: The Pink City

Ok so this is a pretty long one, but I promise if you stick it out and read to the end you will find a funny story! We spent two days in Jaipur, and the first was a lazy day of planning (what can I say, the wifi pinned me down). In the afternoon we…

On the Road Again: Traveling to Jaipur

We had a busy day in Agra exploring the sights, and turned to Lonely Planet for a place to go to recuperate before boarding a bus to Jaipur. This is the day we discovered the limited utility of Lonely Planet: while the “things to see” will never change, we’ve found that some places to eat…

Fancy Fences and Ornate Arches: The Agra Fort

After our morning at the Taj Mahal we wandered the Agra Fort, which was full of ornate arches, fancy fences, and unrealistically-green lawns. The Agra Fort was one of the first of many we have seen while traveling through Northern India. The area is rich with history, as Agra was the capital of the Mughal…

Quick Stop in Delhi, and on to the Taj Mahal!

After our adventures in Kerala, we made a quick stop in Delhi. We were happy to crash at Rignam’s, meet the famous Ronnie, and meet up with our friend Taylor. Meeting up with friends abroad is surreal and really exciting! In our short time in Delhi we picked Ronnie’s brain to create a rough sketch…

The Houseboat Experience

After some action-packed days, we boarded a houseboat in Allapy to cruise the backwaters of Kerala. We were all ready for some relaxation time after having been crammed together in a car (although there is no quicker way to get to know one’s travel buddies than sitting three in a row in the backseat of…