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Jaipur to Bundi, Rajasthan, India

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(January 2012)

I've never cycled with camels before! This fellow is wearing a camel shoe. Their feet are amazingly large and flat, like a snowshoe for the sand.


The men of Rajasthan, India are some colorful dressers. 


Gretchen on her loaded bike and one of the casualties of Indian driving. Hope we never tangle with a wreck like this.


Kite Festival was on January 14. Every child in Rajasthan was flying a kite, and we joined in the fun.


Flying kites from the roof of our hotel.


The small town we stayed in that night had its own little fort on the plateau above.


Rajasthan skies are full of these green feathered parrots. They are very social and noisy little yappers.


Camels are tall!


Typical lunch stop. Outside seating means we don't have to leave the bikes unwatched.


Small roadside carnival. The Ferris Wheel is spun by the three guys in the middle who walk along the struts.




A man on a motorcycle offered to lead us to a hotel. He brought us here, to a Archeological site and left. Maybe he thought we were visiting archeologists.


The traveling music machine.


Parked at the truck stop.


Wood burning cook stove.


Chapatti, two kinds of dahl and onion salad.


Having a phrase book with Hindi script and translations is pretty handy.

Out Hindi/English dictionary. After please and thank you I believe the first phase to learn in any language is "How much does it cost" and "No, that is too expensive" Numbers can be written or punched into a calculator.

Rajasthan is largely flat riding, with the occasional rollers or plateau lands.


Pause for road construction.


Roadside tea stop. Guys here like to hang out in the sun lounging on handmade daybeds.



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