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Visiting Smriti Van Bhilwara

Smriti van is a garden in Bhilwara city of Rajasthan. This is around 5 km. far from the city. It's a large garden which is a good place for nature lovers. It's good for morning and evening walk for localities.

smriti van gate
Entry gate of the garden

As its far from the city, that's why it's a peaceful and calm place which is not so far from the city. Its one round is more than 1.5 km. , which is really tiring to complete a round of garden.
timings- its open from 5 am to 9 am in morning and
               5.30 pm to 6.30 pm in the evening.

smriti van garden view
An evening view of the garden

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There are many flowers and trees which gives a natural feel and a silence make it much better. Its near to harni Mahadev temple and a temple on a hill called Chamunda Mata temple. Its a nice place for picnic spot among locals. Kids and fitness enthusiasts come here for walking, running, and exercises. There is a playground near to this garden where kids and sportspersons play badminton and other games.

flowers in smriti van
Flowers at garden

A lake is in between this garden which has many ducks and some other birds. These ducks magnify the beauty of this garden, as there is no other garden like this in the city. Chirpings of birds and ducks give good vibes.

smriti van garden lake
Ducks at a lake in the garden
The track is really good as it's not made of tiles or stones, it's natural soil track which doesn't affect your knees. Running in such track is ideal. In the morning time, juice of some vegetables and fruits is available which may give you energy.

track in garden
Tracks in the garden

Blossom of flowers and moving leaves of trees are most attractive things. This is one of the best places to visit in Bhilwara.
also, see - Places to visit in Bhilwara

views at garden in bhilwara
A view at garden

Don't Visit This City

This is the city is not good. It's more than that. Yes! I am talking about Udaipur, which is also called Lake city. As there are many lakes in this city which you will definitely love. Most of the lakes have landscapes nearby which make it magnificent. You will definitely adore by visiting this place.



If this city is too good then why I am saying not to visit. Wait! I have a reason behind this.
I went to this city a few days back and loved the many things, like peoples I met, places I have visited, and finally, those stunning landscapes which may change anything then You will never like to go back to home. that's why I am saying don't visit this city.



The best things I like here in Udaipur is a lake called Fateh Sagar lake and a palace( A Museum) called City palace museum. This is wonderful places. Even in one or two days is enough but it will be great if we at least spend 3 days. one or two days are like being in a hurry, to know more about any place we have to spend some time there to know about culture, history and many things which are not possible.

A fish aquarium in front of this lake is also a good place, where I saw some beautiful fish and aquatic creatures. for all that, you have to take a ticket and you see transparent boxes with colorful fishes. After it, its time for breakfast. There is a fine restaurant which serves delicious food and snacks which may give extra energy in the summertime.


You can know more about this lake - Fateh Sagar lake

This lake has a Bluish color, especially in the evening around 4-5 which is calm and gives some good vibes. The boat ride is also available in this lake, where they have electric speed boats which take you near to this blue lake. Many street foods are also available there, but I didn't try any. I just bought a water bottle.

After a few steps, it comes to a statue of a legend, "Maharana Pratap" who was a brave warrior and ruler of this region, cannot be forgettable. Udaipur is a city with maximum reserved forests, that's why it's beautiful. One reserved area is near to this lake too which is in front of this lake.

Another one is City Palace, which is a museum with some antiques and a palace which gives a royal feeling being constructed by rulers of Mewar region rulers. After taking the tickets, which costs 300 rs. for Indian tourists, I headed forward where everything was arranged in a systematic manner same like a palace. Those fountains, big royal looking gates, and finally the architecture, everything have something attachment with history and heritage.

You can know more about this city in detail - Gulab Bagh Udaipur


As it was the time when there is a "the festival" which is mostly celebrated by peoples of Mewar region of Rajasthan was being celebrated. In this, women have something(pots) on their head and go to a temple. Its celebrated by devotees of God. It's a festival which only women celebrate.

The city is no doubt crowded like other cities of Rajasthan as there are tourists too. Udaipur city attracts many tourists, even some starts Udaipur as its well connected with all other cities of India and easy to reach here.

Accommodation: I will recommend a hotel, Backpacker Panda, personally. As it's not heavy on the pocket to stay here otherwise you can find many good deals at online bookings. It costs around 250 rs a night which is fine I think with ac rooms. (Afterall it's in front of the lake fs)

*accommodation is only based on personal experience, no affiliations.

There is a telescope in mid of this lake. The curves of the landscapes may attract. Visiting the same place at different timings is best for me. Especially if its a lake, then two timings are fine, like morning and evening which will give both the sides of a place.

This is all I had. If have any queries or something to share, comment below to let me know about your thoughts. 

Paper Lantern Festival In Jaipur

Paper Lantern Festival  

Light enlightens the lantern
and a lantern enlightens a hope
                                                                         - Niks




Jaipur is city of festivals. there are many festivals which peoples celebrates here in this city. Some of these are organised by authorities and rest by customs and faith of peoples.



When i was in jaipur, i was passing through a palace, called jalmahal palace. I didn't knew about this festival. It was an Paper lantern festival. There were colorful lanterns which were given by an organisation in free. There were too many peoples all around. Then i realised there is some event.

As i was alone, so it was not possible for me to enlighten a paper lantern. There was a girl who was in a queue to bring lantern (As that event organiser was distributing) , then i asked her about detail of the event. She told me about it. then i asked her "Can i join you? "


She was thoughtful for few seconds, and then she said Yes. Then she introduced me with his brother and her another friend. It was nice to meet them.
As it was around 8 pm, it was dark and it was winter too. Then we were all set to enlighten those lanterns. There were many photographers and tourists. As such events are not being organised usually.




It was a nice view (As you can see in pictures) , that was an breathless view all around. Peoples were looking too happy and those faces were really inspiring. though it was not a usual festival which we celebrate but these small events may encourage us to work hard and keep on whatever we are doing.

We took many pictures, in phones and camera's. and it was a nice conversation with those new peoples. After all this it was over and we see off to everyone whom we met.

When i was going back at home, i again met a photographer (who is my friend now). If we meet new peoples, we can learn many good things which gives many experiences. 

Visit to Lal Bagh Palace, Indore


Lal Bagh Palace, Indore

Palace and museum show history, ancient culture, and it also represents the way people lived. A Palace mostly shows luxury lives of those rich and well established families and rulers of that time.

Recently it was a visit to a palace called, Lal Bagh Palace in Indore. Its architecture outside is common, not much attractive from outside like other place's and museum's But Architecture inside the palace is really beautiful.

Side view of the Palace

The palace is sign of Holkar rulers who ruled this region. It was built by Tukoji rao and shivaji rao belongs to holkar dynasty. Its construction started 1844 and end upto 1903 ad.

After taking tickets we headed inside.The palace has big entry gates.  At the entry gate we have to put our mobile and camera, as camera and cellphones are not allowed inside the palace. Its well finished palace and it gives a royal look. Walls are painted with bright colours. after a few footsteps, it was a Dining hall, where one thing i found attractive was paintings at ceilings which was reflecting on a table on the floor. Some paintings depicts royal families portraits and queen which catches eyes of everyone. There are beautiful carvings on the walls which makes it different.

Another view

After this , another thing you will definitely like here is Statue's of tigers which looks like real. The skin of tiger was used to make these. The sharp teeth's and the skin fills it with reality. Though these are enclosed in a glass box for protection. If you are going there with kids, then they will surely like it. Length of the tiger is almost 6 feet or even more.
(no pictures)

Then when you will go up stairs, there are some other statues, antiques and different clocks. there were some meeting rooms and guest rooms which shows occasional gatherings of palace.

It takes about an hour maximum to visit the palace. Though there is a garden when you come out of the palace. This garden is filled with trees, and the statues of British rulers can be a good place to take selfie's. Here you can take pictures.

Statue in garden at lal bagh palace

As it was a Sunday, noise of children's playing cricket was encouraging me to play with them, as the palace is next to a ground. Maybe Next time!

Visiting time of this palace is 10 am to 5 pm and its closed on Monday.
You can know more about this city at 3 days in indore blog. If you like this post then make sure to comment below. If have any questions or want to know more feel free to keep in touch.

3 Days in Indore

Indore is one of the cleanest and nice city of India. It comes in Madhya pradesh state of India. As this state is in almost middle of the country so its called "Madhya Pradesh". This state is famous for its art and culture.

Visiting Indore may also be good for food lovers who can have some tasty and spicy street foods. I visited some tourist places in indore in these two days. If you have less time then you can atleast visit places nearby to city.

Day 1

my first day in indore was very lazy. I tried poha this day. It was very spicy unlike other places i had ever tried. it was served with spicy pulses. if you want some spicy then it is the best thing. I spent my whole day at our stay. There is a market and streets famous for street food ,mostly spicy.


Day 2

This day i visited a palace and a zoo in indore which was a bit far from our stay. The Palce was Lal Bagh Palace which is a museum with antiques and was a residential palace of royal families of earlier period.

Lal Bagh Palace view

Another view of the palace

After this we headed to a zoo in indore city which was almost near to the palace. I found that this zoo is different from other one's i have visited because it gives much space to birds and animals which is very essential for them. It gives them a natural atmosphere, which is very nice.

White peacock

Elephant at the zoo

Red Parrot

There were many animals and some beautiful birds too. If you love birds and animals then this may be a nice place to visit in the city. The best thing i like here is white color peacock whose voice attracted me towards them.

Day 3

This day i came back to my hometown in evening. It was really very nice to be there. There are many places you can visit in the city but its all about time you can spend.

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Colors Of Jodhpur

         Jodhpur is a city in Rajasthan located in of India. This is a city from which Thar desert starts in western Rajasthan.It is the actual rajasthan for tourists because they can only have a Rajasthani feel here as this city shows both Rajasthani culture and desert areas.


Jodhpur city

    Jodhpur is also known as Sun city and Blue city. Sun city as it have sunny and hot weather whole year and Blue city as most of the house are painted Blue which keeps cool and protect from hot weather.

History : 


                Jodhpur was named after a ruler from "Marwar" called 'Rao Jodha' in 1459 AD. Marwar kingdom was established was Rathore clan. Rao jodha after estblishing jodhpur ruled over neighbouring states thus the area was then known as Marwar. Earlier Mandore was capital further on it shifted to Jodhpur. Most powerful rulers of Marwar were Gurjar pratihar, Rao Jodha , Rao Chandrasen, Maharaja Jaswant Singh, Ajit Singh etc.

Rao Jodha's Statue


Personal Experiences : 


 Visiting Jodhpur is a bit different from any other cities of Rajasthan as it shows some uniqueness. As this is one of most populated cities and there are many tourist places in this city so it takes some time to visit this. This is famous for its food, culture and heritage. The taste of food is very different i.e. it is spicy and different in flavour.

A lake near Jodhpur

A view from Mehrangarh Fort


Culture : 


As time is changing culture and dresses are also changing though we can see it in villages or those who are still stick to this culture and there customs. Rajasthani dress is very beautiful.
I think this is a priority of tourist to visit this city after Jaipur as i found many tourists which shows this is an attractive city.

Market near clock tower


Time to spend :


It will take at least 3-4 days to visit this city. You have to spend 3 days to visit 4-5 places in Jodhpur.

Best time to visit : 


Winter is best to visit Jodhpur as it is hot and temperature is high in summer season which may affect you skin problem or heat sickness. Avoid these by using proper precautions.

Accomodation :


 Many hotels and hostels are available in jodhpur for stay. It may cost you 150 Rs. to as much you can afford. At least it will cost 150 per night. You can find hotel near to fort or any tourist place in affordable prices.

What To Do :



Ummed palace Museum

A view from Jaswant Thada

Mandore Temple and Garden


There are historical places,Camel safari, Thar Desert, and lakes in Jodhpur so it totally depends up to you to choose which one is preferable for you but for experiencing all these you need at least 7-8 days and keep your wallet loose. To know places to visit in Jodhpur Checkout my next Blog.

Hope this post may help you know about Jodhpur. If have any queries let me know. Thanks.

An Unknown Turn

Hey ! Few days ago i was going somewhere via an highway. In this blog i am going to share what i see there.

an unknown location
Unknown Location


It was a Sunday morning. I woke up at 5 and left home at 6. It was a ride on my bike. I was alone that morning. When i was passing through that highway, i saw some unique rock like structures that i hadn't seen before near that city. then after having a look at this, i took a turn without thinking about this.

After this turn on the way, i didn't found such structures even after covering around a kilometre. There was no one whom i can ask about it. it was a forest area surround with green trees. After this i found that structure that i was looking for.

As i found what i was searching so I took a deep breath. I was feeling good that finally i reached but it was like one face of a coin. I can see that place on a height but i couldn't find route to reach on the top. Though i took some pictures and selfies there. so it was worth going there. I felt those landscapes near to me that was awesome.

All these things like Nature, some unique structures and that turn made my day much better than usual boring days. that's the only reason i like to go some new and unknown places sometimes.
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Gulab Bagh In Udaipur

Gulab Bagh (Rose garden) is a garden in Udaipur, The city of Lakes in Rajasthan. This is a Garden which covers large area of land and its a beautiful and peaceful place which you can visit anytime. 


History :

Gulab bagh was built by Maharaja Sajjan singh in 1881 so it is also known as Sajjan Niwas Garden. It is expanded in over 100 acre of land area. Later Maharana Fateh singh organised a Flower and Vegetable shows here in this garden.



Further on A Museum was made inside this garden (Victoria Museum), which was first museum of Rajasthan but it was then shifted to City palace.

About Garden :



This is a garden with different kind of trees and flowers. There are many trees in this garden like Arjun trees, mango trees,  guava , banana and many other.



In this garden there is a wide variety of Roses that's why its called rose garden. In this garden Red and White rose are common.

Attractions :

  • Toy Train : Toy train rail was made in this garden.

  • Rose Garden : This garden is mainly known because of variety of Rose's. Mostly white and red rose are grown here. Though there is some other flowers also grown.


  • Victoria Museum : This is a museum which was built by a former ruler of Udaipur. But now in present it is shifted to city palace museum. so now its just a building. 


My Experiences :

As it was a Sunday when i visited so it was a bit crowded. It was a peaceful morning to spend time in this garden. Birds were chirping and blowing air makes it much pleasing. Its a nice feeling to keep in touch with this natural beauty. 




There were many Black Plum (Jamun) trees so some kids were throwing pebbles to get some jamun's. But i didn't like this as it may harm anyone visiting garden. but, who cares.
After all it was a nice visit. I am impressed with care taking and maintenance of such large garden as it is not easy to keep up maintenance.




How to reach : 
Distance from udaipur railway station is about 1 km so its easy to reach.
After entrance gate go straight and then turn left to see rose garden and museum.

Time Taken : 
It will take around 1-2 hour as it is a wide spreaded garden so it totally depends upto time you have.


Beautiful Flamingo's wishing Good Morning

Flamingo is a bird which comes in phoenicopteridae family. There are six kinds of flamingo's. All comes in the same family. 

This morning i visited a place near to my hometown. I found Flamingo and some other species of migrating birds. These are beautiful birds. Flamingos are White and pink, some are shaded with grey. I also found some other black birds there.




This is really a nice experience to keep in touch with these flamingos and other birds. It's gives a nice feeling . I visited this at 6.30 AM this morning. It took about half an hour to reach there.



It was worth to see them but it was not as i expected, because distance was much. As it was a big lake and flamingos were at far distances so it was not easy to take pictures clearly. Though i took some.

This lake is near to agriculture farms. A farmer suggested me to take pictures from his farm as it was a bit near to lake than i was. Helpful of him.

Types of Flamingo's :


  1. American flamingo
  2. Andean flamingo
  3. Chilean flamingo
  4. Greater flamingo
  5. Lesser flamingo 
  6. Puna (James's) flamingo

These are types of flamingos.

Nature of Flamingo :

These are birds which are not familiar with humans. These keep in touch with ducks, Black birds and other flamingo breeds. When we goes nearly to them they fly away. Even if you are much away with these they let know and goes away of you.

Where You can find flamingo's : 

These are mostly found near lakes. But these are a bit uncommon. Not found in most of the lakes.
In India, Gujarat is home of Flamingo's, but in some other states these can be found according to season.

Some other birds i found


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