Aga Khan Palace

We did a short stint in Pune our last week in India, and our very first stop (after the hotel) was Aga Khan Palace. Aga Khan Palace is a large estate built in 1892 by Sultan Muhammad Shah as an act of charity for the poor hit by famine in the area.  However its most…

Jaipur Adventures: Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal (the Wind Palace), in the center of the pink city, was a palace we passed numerous times during our trip to Japiur. The beautiful exterior and height made it hard to miss. However for some reason, I had to seriously prod everyone to see this palace. The driver said it had no parking…

Jaipur Adventures: City Palace

First on the agenda in Jaipur was City Palace. Jaipur was the first planned city in India. The old city, called the pink city, lays in a grid format with the City Palace right in the center. The palace was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, and a large portion of the palace is…