My World Tour:  Jaipur, India:  The Pink City


Back to Home Page      India Main Page     Elephant Festival        Holi Festival

163-6310_IMG.JPG (61689 bytes)Jaipur, 163-6318_IMG.JPG (35816 bytes)the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, is popularly known as "the pink city" for the color of the buildings in its wonderful old city.  This buzzing metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts and is a feast for the eyes.  Vegetable-laden camel carts thread their way through streets jam-packed with cars, cows, rickshaws, bicycles, motorcycles and pedestrians frantically dodging the incessant traffic.  In the midst of it all, traditionally dressed Rajput men sporting bright turbans and swashbuckling moustaches discuss village politics outside restaurants.  We came to Jaipur specifically to see the Elephant Festival and the Holi Festival.  Unfortunately Bruce got sick during the Elephant festival eating a vegetarian Maharaja burger and chapati chips at Mc Donald's and couldn't play in 164-6478_IMG.JPG (32177 bytes)the Holi Festival.  He was sick only 1 day in 6 months, and that darn yank burger company put him in bed on a big day!

   164-6476_IMG.JPG (46868 bytes)  163-6311_IMG.JPG (43439 bytes)  164-6454_IMG.JPG (67383 bytes)  163-6305_IMG.JPG (47346 bytes)  163-6306_IMG.JPG (53933 bytes)  163-6307_IMG.JPG (47007 bytes)  163-6308_IMG.JPG (38092 bytes)  163-6314_IMG.JPG (48161 bytes)  163-6316_IMG.JPG (53468 bytes)  163-6317_IMG.JPG (58247 bytes)  163-6304_IMG.JPG (34212 bytes)  163-6320_IMG.JPG (48995 bytes)  163-6321_IMG.JPG (45125 bytes)  163-6322_IMG.JPG (40396 bytes)  163-6323_IMG.JPG (44527 bytes)  163-6324_IMG.JPG (36851 bytes)  164-6456_IMG.JPG (35491 bytes)  164-6458_IMG.JPG (38872 bytes)  164-6460_IMG.JPG (40933 bytes)  164-6461_IMG.JPG (45491 bytes)  164-6463_IMG.JPG (39127 bytes)  164-6464_IMG.JPG (52039 bytes)  164-6466_IMG.JPG (49981 bytes)  164-6468_IMG.JPG (43089 bytes)  164-6470_IMG.JPG (39921 bytes)  164-6473_IMG.JPG (39067 bytes)  164-6475_IMG.JPG (52267 bytes)  164-6477_IMG.JPG (44794 bytes)  167-6765_IMG.JPG (42281 bytes)

163-6315_IMG.JPG (32187 bytes)  163-6312_IMG.JPG (43695 bytes)  163-6313_IMG.JPG (26978 bytes) "The largest single piece of silver in the world" made in 1896 AD (BCE) 345 KG (759 lbs) height 5'3"

Bruce and Julia, World Travelers and Adventure Seekers Extraordinaire.
Copyright 2003 by [MyWorldTour.org]. All rights reserved.
Revised: 05 Feb 2007 20:21:26 -0600 .