Phalodi, Jodhpur & Shahpura, Rajasthan

  • Bullet Baba Shrine
    Bullet Baba Shrine
    A shrine developed around a motorcycle accident where the motorcycle reappeared at the crash site after removal.
    Bandai, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7362
    Larry Jackson
  • Om Singh Rathore
    Om Singh Rathore
    The motorcycle rider whose accident and death resulted in the shrine.
    Bullet Baba Shrine, Bandai, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7366
    Larry Jackson
  • Family
    Family
    This family wanted me to take their photo.
    Bullet Baba Shrine, Bandai, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7367
    Larry Jackson
  • Vehicle Decorations
    Vehicle Decorations
    The decorations are usual for trucks, tractors and some cars.
    Bullet Baba Shrine, Bandai, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7369
    Larry Jackson
  • Redstone Cafe
    Redstone Cafe
    We had a nice lunch here.
    Bera to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#2002
    Larry Jackson
  • Women
    Women
    Women carry water a lot in India.
    Bera to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7371
    Larry Jackson
  • Horses
    Horses
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7375
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  • Traffic
    Traffic
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7387
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  • Traffic
    Traffic
    Check out the electrical, cable and phone wires.
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7388
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  • Bank Line
    Bank Line
    There were lines at all the banks exchanging the old currency for the new.
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7398
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  • Rock Quarry
    Rock Quarry
    Rock is a significant product of the area.
    Jodhpur to Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7402
    Larry Jackson
  • Food Cart
    Food Cart
    Jodhpur to Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7405
    Larry Jackson
  • Clothing Cart
    Clothing Cart
    Jodhpur to Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7407
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo - we stopped at the waterhole as soon as we got to Phalodi.
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7410
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo - the cranes fly over the Himalaya Mountains from Mongolia to spend the winter here.
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4144
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4172
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4202
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4210
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4212
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4222
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4236
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4240
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4288
    Larry Jackson
  • Little Grebe
    Little Grebe
    Tachybaptus ruficollis
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4301
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4317
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4324
    Larry Jackson
  • Little Ringed Plover
    Little Ringed Plover
    Charadrius dubius
    Kurja Birds Sanctuary, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#4335
    Larry Jackson
  • Debbie
    Debbie
    Very late afternoon when we arrived at this old, red sandstone hotel. ISO 81,275
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7414
    Larry Jackson
  • Street
    Street
    We had to navigate some very narrow streets, clearly not designed for cars, to get to the hotel.
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7419
    Larry Jackson
  • Signs
    Signs
    Dealing with the new currency issues.
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7421
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  • Bedroom, Room #111
    Bedroom, Room #111
    Old, but very spacious.
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7423
    Larry Jackson
  • Bathroom, Room #111
    Bathroom, Room #111
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7425
    Larry Jackson
  • Bedroom, Room #111
    Bedroom, Room #111
    Enough cabinet space for a very long stay and an old style TV.
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7427
    Larry Jackson
  • Courtyard
    Courtyard
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7441
    Larry Jackson
  • Lounge
    Lounge
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7444
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  • Courtyard
    Courtyard
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7445
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  • Pool
    Pool
    Enclosed, open air area with an adjacent restaurant.
    Lal Niwas, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 15, 2016
    2016-12-15#7447
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7540
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  • Common Pigeons
    Common Pigeons
    Columba livia - eating some of the 500 lbs of grain put out daily for the Demoiselle Cranes.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4338
    Larry Jackson
  • Common Pigeons
    Common Pigeons
    Columba livia
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7571
    Larry Jackson
  • Cat
    Cat
    One of several frustrating disturbances that delayed the arrival of the Demoiselle Cranes to a record late arrival.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4376
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo - the Demoiselle Cranes slowly gather on the other side of the fence before hopping over the fence to feed.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7579
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7581
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  • Woman & Child
    Woman & Child
    Walking the child to school.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7588
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7595
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo - led by a one-legged Demoiselle Crane, the others finally came to feed.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4468
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4531
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4567
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo - looking toward a disturbance.
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4569
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4624
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4643
    Larry Jackson
  • Demoiselle Cranes
    Demoiselle Cranes
    Grus virgo
    Kurja Resort, Phalodi, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#4650
    Larry Jackson
  • Bank Line
    Bank Line
    Exchanging the old currency for the new.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7602
    Larry Jackson
  • Water Pots
    Water Pots
    I imagine the clay pots cool the water.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7605
    Larry Jackson
  • House
    House
    Dry stacked rock.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7615
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  • House
    House
    Another dry stack rock house.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7618
    Larry Jackson
  • House
    House
    It appears that the windows have been rocked.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7631
    Larry Jackson
  • House
    House
    Long pieces of rock used the house and fence.
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7635
    Larry Jackson
  • Hindu Temple
    Hindu Temple
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7641
    Larry Jackson
  • Man
    Man
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7647
    Larry Jackson
  • Women
    Women
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7649
    Larry Jackson
  • Street Scene
    Street Scene
    Phalodi to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7652
    Larry Jackson
  • Hindu Temple
    Hindu Temple
    Osian, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7655
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    The royal crematory.
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7671
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    Entrance to the Cenotaph.
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7675
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7676
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7680
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7684
    Larry Jackson
  • Cenotaphs
    Cenotaphs
    Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7686
    Larry Jackson
  • Cenotaph
    Cenotaph
    Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7687
    Larry Jackson
  • Maharaja Jaswant Singh II Cenotaph
    Maharaja Jaswant Singh II Cenotaph
    Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7689
    Larry Jackson
  • Mehrangarh Fort
    Mehrangarh Fort
    Built around 1460, this is one of the largest forts in India.
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7692
    Larry Jackson
  • 'Blue City'
    'Blue City'
    Named because many of the houses are painted blue.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7696
    Larry Jackson
  • 'Blue City'
    'Blue City'
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7698
    Larry Jackson
  • Jaswant Thada
    Jaswant Thada
    Looking at our previous site from the fort.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7700
    Larry Jackson
  • Cannon
    Cannon
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7701
    Larry Jackson
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
    Umaid Bhawan Palace
    Our hotel seen from the fort.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7703
    Larry Jackson
  • 'Blue City'
    'Blue City'
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7704
    Larry Jackson
  • 'Blue City'
    'Blue City'
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7708
    Larry Jackson
  • Attendant
    Attendant
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7714
    Larry Jackson
  • Mehrangarh Fort
    Mehrangarh Fort
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7716
    Larry Jackson
  • Elephant Seat
    Elephant Seat
    Seats were presented to the Raj by other royals.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7718
    Larry Jackson
  • Elephant Seat
    Elephant Seat
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7720
    Larry Jackson
  • Elephant Seat
    Elephant Seat
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7725
    Larry Jackson
  • Audience Room
    Audience Room
    The Raj conducted audiences in this room.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7731
    Larry Jackson
  • Audience Room
    Audience Room
    Photographed with available light to see the colored glass. ISO 102,400
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7734
    Larry Jackson
  • Courtyard
    Courtyard
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7743
    Larry Jackson
  • Kill Gate
    Kill Gate
    The entrance to the fort is designed to repel invaders.
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7745
    Larry Jackson
  • Musicians
    Musicians
    Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7748
    Larry Jackson
  • Mehrangarh Fort
    Mehrangarh Fort
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7750
    Larry Jackson
  • Mehrangarh Fort
    Mehrangarh Fort
    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7752
    Larry Jackson
  • Plumeria Courtyard
    Plumeria Courtyard
    We were greeted with musicians, marigold leis, rose petals and a very helpful staff.
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7667
    Larry Jackson
  • Bedroom, Suite #206
    Bedroom, Suite #206
    The most immaculately maintained facility I have ever stayed in.
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7762
    Larry Jackson
  • Bedroom, Suite #206
    Bedroom, Suite #206
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7763
    Larry Jackson
  • Bathroom, Suite #206
    Bathroom, Suite #206
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7764
    Larry Jackson
  • 2 Pillars
    2 Pillars
    An anniversary dinner was being provided this evening.
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7769
    Larry Jackson
  • Fireworks
    Fireworks
    Part of the private anniversary celebration that we got to share in. ISO 102,400
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7784
    Larry Jackson
  • Fireworks
    Fireworks
    ISO 102,400
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7788
    Larry Jackson
  • Fireworks
    Fireworks
    ISO 102,400
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7791
    Larry Jackson
  • Flowers, Suite #206
    Flowers, Suite #206
    Flowers, a large variety of pastries and sweets were provided.
    Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, December 16, 2016
    2016-12-16#7800
    Larry Jackson