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Ladakh - Planning The Trip

Over 2000 Km by road, in around 10 days. Stunning landscapes, wonderful people. That sums up our Ladakh trip. But how did it actually work? How did we make it happen? Read on to find out!  Leh, the capital of Ladakh , is accessible by air and road. Flying into Leh is the easiest, and time-saving option, while the road is the time consuming one, but with the added advantage of driving past some of the most beautiful landscapes in our country. Each option has much to recommend it, and we chose the road for just one reason – altitude sickness. Altitude sickness was one of my biggest concerns, since I suffer from motion-sickness. Yes, I do travel a lot, but that is despite my condition, and, over the years, have learnt how to handle it. I struggled with it when we visited Nathu-La in Sikkim, and wondered if I would be able to manage a week at the even higher altitudes that we would encounter in Ladakh. This was the reason we stuck to a basic plan, of only 9 days in Ladakh, though we

Jal Mahal, Jaipur


Think 'Lake Palace', and you think of Udaipur. However, not many know that Jaipur too has a lake palace - the Jal Mahal.



To know more about this simple, yet beautiful palace, click here to read my post on the Club Mahindra Blog

Tip: To make the most of your visit to Jal Mahal, contact Jal Tarang

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  1. Lovely picture and more so on Clay too. Do they let you visit the premises now? I heard it was on cards but not sure.

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    1. Thanks Mridula! Apparently, they have started allowing people inside. I heard about it only after I came back, though, so couldnt go inside myself. the people i was with told me that it was closed to visitors :(

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  2. Beautiful post. Didnt know Jaipur too had a lake palace.


    http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.in/2012/09/belum-caves-deep-down-under.html

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    1. Thanks Niranjan!!! I didnt know that either... or else would have tried to go in!

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  3. Yes, a nice view.
    Hope to be there again.

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    1. Would love to read about the interiors of the palace if u visit again!

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  4. beautiful... feast of eyes!!

    http://from-a-girls-mind.blogspot.com/

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