Getting Folksy in Udaipur

Performances: Ghoomar, Matki Dance & Puppetry Location: Bagore-Ki-Haveli, Ambapol | Picchola Lake, Udaipur, India Price: 60 INR + Camera charges Time: 7:00 p.m. onwards What Worked: Although Bhagore-Ki-Haveli is primarily a costume museum, come evening, it transforms into a fitting platform for Rajasthan’s folk artists. The eerie yellow lighting, dilapidated ruins in the background and the statue…

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Kashid & Murud Janjira

Distance: Mumbai – Kashid 130 km (Approx.) Mumbai – Murud Janjira 150 Km (Approx.) How to get there: The most convenient way to reach Murud Janjira would be by road. Besides state buses, there are many pvt. hire cabs/tourist vehicles that will make the trip for a fixed fee. Alternatively, try doing the road trip…

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Nagaon

Distance: Approx 100 Km from Mumbai. Should take at least 3 hours (subject to traffic). How to get there: By Road Google Maps Lodging: Sidz Cottage Review: Nagaon isn’t markedly different from its neighbour, Alibag. Perhaps, there are fewer people.  Nagaon’s coastline is lined with tall trees which make for excellent snaps. Horse rides, lazy swims,…

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Alibag & Awas

ALIBAG Distance: 108 Km from Mumbai (by road). Approx 3 hrs (subject to traffic at Panvel) How to get there: 1. By Road Google Maps 2. By Ferry/Catamaran from  Gateway of India to Alibag. Take a local bus or rick to your resort. Review: Alibag is probably the most popular weekend getaway for those living in…

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Day 4 : Sohra and Beyond

Our cab driver picked us at 9:00 am. The route to Sohra wasn’t very different from the previous day. Through the bustling meat markets into the rustic countryside scenery of pear tree blossoms; our car traversed large distances in minutes. The advantage of hiring your own vehicle is the luxury of taking regular halts for…

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