December 2018


Bankli to Udaipur

Bankli to Bera – 54km. 24 December.  We were up fairly early the next morning, had yet another fantastic breakfast from KP and his staff followed by a photo session with the other guests before heading off. The road continued to be interrupted by roadworks so our progress was rather slow, however we made it […]

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Jodhpur to Bankli – and a rural farmstay

Jodhpur —-> Balotra.  107 km.  Thurs 20th Dec. Paratha is our Indian breakfast of choice these days, so if our accommodation will serve it early enough for us, we will always go for it.  This was the case today, so after potato and mixed vegetable parathas and a large mug of chai we were off […]

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Jodhpur – the blue city

Jodhpur is quite a bit smaller than Jaipur and although its centre is hectic in an Indian way, it’s not on the same scale. We have both taken a shine to it even if we did both get pooped on by pigeons within the first hour! Jodhpur is named after Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief, […]

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Following a hippy trail

Jaipur to Kishangarh – 95km We had one final lovely breakfast with Manuma and Jassika before setting out on the first leg of our journey to Jodhpur. Our aim for the day was to get close to the town of Kishangarh, which would hopefully put us in a good position for the next few days. […]

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Jaipur – the pink city

Jaipur is known as the pink city because when Queen Victoria came to visit in 1876, the entire city was painted pink – the colour of hospitality. And it’s still pretty pink  – as well as a lot cleaner and less chaotic than Delhi! On our first night here, we learned so much about Jaipur […]

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Celebrities on Bikes

Dehli —-> Bhiwadi. Saturday 8 Dec. 90km. We left Delhi on Saturday morning, more excited to be on our bikes than anything else. Our week there had given us a certain comfort level with the traffic so although we knew it would be crazy it didn’t completely scare us.  We had planned to take the main […]

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