Udawalawe, Elephant park

After arriving in Colombo we hired a taxi with Pickme and we drove around four hours to Udawalawe. Udawalawe is a small village, one of the famous spots in SriLanka because of its elephant reservoir. Where to stay? There are many options close to the safari, I was sure I wanted some kind of cottage,… Continue reading Udawalawe, Elephant park

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On the way to Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

Have you even hear about Sri Lanka?.... This beautiful island is located in South Asia in the Indian ocean. The old name of this country was Ceylon until 1970. The capital is Colombo, located on the west coast. The main language is Sinhala and there are some regions that speak Tamil because it was part… Continue reading On the way to Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

The magical TamilNadu

TamilNadu is on of the states in south India, it is located besides the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Manar. This state is famous for the conservation of historical sites and culture, it is also know as one of the most development states in India. If I think about this place the first thing… Continue reading The magical TamilNadu

The french India, Pondicherry

"Where to begin? Pondicherry is the French Riviera of India. In the streets closest to the ocean, you might think you were in the south of France.  A few blocks inland, there's a canal. Just beyond that is Indian Pondicherry..." (Life of Pi, 2012 20th Century Fox) Does this place tell you something? If you saw the Life of Pi it would definitely sound… Continue reading The french India, Pondicherry

The one and only Taj Mahal!

If you are travelling through India for the very first time you must be thinking about visiting this UNESCO World Heritage Site located in city of Agra in the state of  Uttar Pradesh, around 220 km from Delhi. This beautiful complex besides the Yamuna river is probably the most famous spot in India because of the… Continue reading The one and only Taj Mahal!

Discovering Agra

Let's start with the last point of the golden triangle and maybe the most famous place in India because of the Taj Mahal. But apart of the Taj there are some other interesting spots here. So try to give Agra at least two days. I was not sure about it because I've heard a lot… Continue reading Discovering Agra

The pink city (Where to stay, where to shop and where to eat)

Besides the whole touristic attractions, Jaipur also offers a lot of restaurants and shops for all tastes. Hope you can find anything you like in this post! Let's start with the accommodation options. I found that one of the best areas was close to Bani Park and you can reach downtown with tuk-tuk. ITC Rajputana… Continue reading The pink city (Where to stay, where to shop and where to eat)

Jaipur from the Amber district

When you are done with the city, then you can keep discovering Jaipur from the Amber district. I don't really know the limits from Amber, but let's considered the north part of Jaipur the one who contains the next places. Amber Palace This was my favorite place in Jaipur, we arrived really early. This Palace… Continue reading Jaipur from the Amber district

Discovering Jaipur, the pink city

If it is your first time in India you are probably doing the gold triangle tour. There are many ways to connect between this cities car, train and plane. I did everything by car (with Olacab), because it was faster . One of the cities included in this trip is the capital of Rajasthan. The… Continue reading Discovering Jaipur, the pink city

New Delhi (what to see, where to stay, where to eat), Part II

The second post of Delhi is about the south part of the city after the India Gate. Akshardham-Tempel Let's start this list with this beautiful place. This temple is not on the south but it is located behind the India gate after the Yamuna river. It is a huge Hindu complex, one of the most… Continue reading New Delhi (what to see, where to stay, where to eat), Part II