Category Archives: City Overview

Fire Dance in Pushkar

              At some point during this fire dance, the woman’s hair was clearly on fire. Whether she was in the moment, or partaking in the local hippie culture (re: narcotics), is anyone’s guess. For … Continue reading

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Pushkar: “The Lotus Pond Town” (Day 7)

After a quick stop to Ajmer, the JAR group continued on to the beautiful, holy town of Pushkar. As host to a holy lake and sacred temples that separately honor the three most notable Hindu deities, Pushkar naturally serves as … Continue reading

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Passing through Kishangarh & Ajmer (Day 7)

On our way from Jaipur to Pushkar, we passed through two notable cities, Kishangarh and Ajmer. Kishangarh: The “Marble City” Kishangarh is notable because it is the “Marble City” of India. The marble industry of Kishangarh employs over 100,000 people … Continue reading

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New Delhi: Interesting Sites (Days 1-6)

Qutb Minar I was extremely excited to check out the Qutb Minar on this visit! Standing at 234 feet tall, this minaret can be seen from many parts of the city. The Qutb Minar was completed over 900 years ago … Continue reading

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New Delhi: Overview (Days 1-6)

New Delhi is awesome!! If I choose to live in India in the future, New Delhi would be first or second on my list of places to live. It has all the amenities of a large, metropolitan city (e.g. nice … Continue reading

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