Tag Archive: fort

Aaaaagra

We didn’t do much besides fawn over the Taj Mahal. The fort is pretty kewl, though. these old ladies made my day even though i didn’t understand a word they were saying… their… Continue reading

New Delhi

Delhi. Only stayed two days, so there isn’t much I can say about it… Big and chaotic, dirty yet ebullient, far from fragrant, and green (they try, at least). Impressive metro system, efficient… Continue reading

Jaisalmer

Known as the Golden City, the ancient desert town of Jaisalmer is near the edge of the Thar desert, deep into west India. The moniker Golden City is well deserved, as the fort… Continue reading

Jodhpur

The train was supposed to arrive sometime early afternoon, but because it was hours late, we didn’t get into Jodhpur until 10 pm. Normally, I’d be ok with that, but we had a… Continue reading

Chitty chitty bang bang Chittorgarh

Looming over the town of Chittor, 180 meters up atop a plateau, is one of India’s largest forts, with history reaching all the way back to the 7th century. The Chattari Rajputs (a… Continue reading

Goan motorcycle diaries: day 2

Rented an Avenger for 350 a day. Cushy passenger seat with back support. Left our backpacks behind and took only necessities. (Swimsuit and camera!) We insisted on helmets for both of us, lest… Continue reading

Goan Motorcycle diaries: Day 1

Tackled the coast of South Goa today. North and Central will be conquered in the forseeable future. Xiker chose a Yamaha FZ for today. Looked cool, sounded badass, and went FAST! But the… Continue reading

Pallikere & the Bekal Fort

Despite leading us to the middle of a tiny-ass town, Lady Luck decided to throw us a party… or, rather, lead us to one. In Kochin, we decided we needed a stop somewhere… Continue reading