India

India kicked off The Planet D travel blog and holds a special place in our hearts. Explore articles from Punjab in the North to Kerala in the South.

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Udaipur – Things to do in The Most Romantic City in India

Udaipur, which is situated on Lake Pichola in Rajasthan, India is filled with buildings fit for a Maharana. They rise from the water with architecture dating back to the 1500’s. Domed rooftops and arched windows make for a storybook setting. Days can be spent lounging on a bed with big cushions over looking the ghats (steps leading to the water) and daily life. Tourists dine on balconies and roof top patios as they overlook the cityscape of pastel yellows and creams.

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Kerala Backwaters – 24 Hours on an Alleppey Houseboat

We had read that the backwater tour was a must when visiting Kerala. According to The Lonely Planet It may be one of the most expensive things that you do in India, but it is well worth it. So naturally, we booked a houseboat and splurged on a cruise the backwater canals and tributaries of Alleppey. The boat was exactly what you would want for an exotic Asian Cruise adventure.

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Golden Temple of Amritsar – India’s Shining Star

We had been back in India a mere two days when we made our way to Punjab to witness the Golden Temple. Sikhism’s Holiest site, this temple welcomes all to enjoy its beauty and spirituality. Dave and I don’t normally become excited over temples, but the Golden Temple is incredibly impressive and beautiful. It is not a large temple, but it is impressive. Built in 1577, the temples dome is guilded with 750 kg of pure gold.