Jaipur September 10th 2005 The 7 hour bus ride from Agra (although we were told it was only 5 hours) was fantastic as I spent most of the time on the roof enjoying a wonderful breeze and fantastic views. The scenery changes dramatically as you leave Uttar Pradesh region and enter Rajasthan where the landscape becomes greener and peppered with small mountains.
Rajasthan is the "Land of Kings" and Jaipur is its capital. He ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Most of the journal entries are from my 14-month round-the-world journey I took from May 2005 until July 2006. It was an amazing adventure which took me to some incredible places and allowed me to meet a great group of individuals. Feel free to email me about any of the places I have been or with questions about traveling. Remember, a tourist knows where they are going but can't remember where they've been BUT a TRAVELER knows where he/she has been but not where he/she is going!... full info