Colour Coded Cities – Jodhpur

28 Oct




Jodhpur, the blue city: far preferable to that burnt orange Jaipur insists is pink… And what a relief as well. Set around a large, walled lake, with the Mehrangarh Fort sitting stately above, Jodhpur’s lanes and markets were perfect for aimless wandering, snacking, sneaking, snooping and generally soaking things up. A quick warning to travellers to keep distance from celebrating cricket fans post India/Pakistan games, especially if they don’t have a good hold on their Kingfisher bottles, but that aside, we had a great couple of days here – mostly due to the surprisingly good audio tour of the Fort, which lived up to its LP reputation, as well as the verbose introduction of the guide working the gate…

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