Cartagena de Indias

After the bachelor party, I took a flight to the city of Cartagena. A major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region I went to the hotel where Sarah was already waiting, as she arrived the day before with Erin and Jen.  We were happy to see…

29 And Counting

Editors note: Many people are asking us who is writing the blog, so I will explain the behind the scenes of who is responsible for this beautiful literature… Basically, we both tried to write it when we have time at trains, hotel nights, airports, etc.. We then give it to the other person to add a few…

Bollywood Stars

Fact of the day: Even though Bollywood does not exist in a physical place. The name itself suggests that it’s based in Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) which is the first city were Indian cinema was introduced in. Bollywood is twice as big (in number of movie made per year) than Hollywood! We arranged to meet the…

The Blue City

We started our second day in Jodphur by visiting Jaswant Thada, this cenotaph was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State in 1899 in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, and serves as the burial ground for the rulers of Marwar. This one is called the Taj Mahal of the Marwar, but I disagree…

I Think We Need To Buy More Water

Editors note: My laptop broke about a week ago (it was actually nice to be disconnected for a few days), that is why we haven’t been posting anything, but after adventuring into the deep world of Mumbai’s electronic district I was able to find the necessary parts to fix it! So we are back to…

The Golden City

Jaisalmer, a beautiful town that stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert) and its hot as hell. This morning we hit snooze several times.  Being a smaller city with less to do…

900 Year Old Room

Today we decided life is too hard and we needed some traditional Ayurveda Indian massages (Ayurveda is a system of medicine with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent).  We found the best rated one which included a driver picking us up at our hotel and taking us to the spa.  These massages are all about the…