Good-bye Jaipur – I am on the way to Jodhpur

I had to wake up early as usual for the train. Jodhpur is the last place I am going to visit before I will return to Delhi.

It seems that that I am stuck to the comfort of the AC/Chair class of Indian Railways after having the other trips with the Second Sleeper Class. So the trip from Jaipur to Jodhpur was also with the AC/Chair Class. Regardless of whether 2nd Sitting or AC/Chair using the train in India is always an adventure. This adventure starts with booking the ticket, finding the right train at the railway station and dodging the Chai-Wallah which want to sell you always a cup of chai or something to eat.

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Funny are also these people who sell zipper. Since the most bags are low quality it’s likely that the zipper breaks. These people are very skilled at repairing your stuff.

Arriving in Jodhpur I found quite fast a hostel which is not far away from the Railway Station. So its easier to catch the train when I have to leave for Delhi. The trip to Jodhpur was a bit exhausting and I decided to take a small nap.

I met two girls from Germany at the breakfast which already booked a small day trip with a motor rickshaw. I decided to join them since we can share some money and it’s more fun do a trip together.

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Our driver brought us to different Maharadscha Forts which are in really good condition. They were build hundred of years ago without using any modern tools or machines. This fact makes them even more impressive. Just think about brand new buildings from our time now. Some of them need to be repaired two years after they’re finished.

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We visited on our round-trip also the Mehrangarh Fort which is quite nice. The only thin that interrupts the fun is the price of the ticket. It’s with 500 Rupees quite high. But it’s worth to spend the money because you can enter all places of the fort and you get a great view of the blue city.

I had to say good-bye to the girls after the trip since they had to take the night train for their next destination.

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I spend also my next day with relaxed sightseeing. I’ve visited the Blue City which looks quite nice from the top of the hill you can walk up.

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The evening was reserved for getting the things done for my work back in Germany at the roof-top restaurant of my hostel.

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