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Roadtrip mumbai to delhi part 5 – Cinnamon (Jai mahal palace, Jaipur)

In August 2019 we did a road trip from mumbai to delhi. We stopped over at nights in Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Udaipur & jaipur. This is part of of a series of 5 posts about food & travel experienced during the trip.   Read about part 4 of 5 here: Taj Jai mahal palace   This post is about the food at cinnamon, in taj Jai … Continue reading Roadtrip mumbai to delhi part 5 – Cinnamon (Jai mahal palace, Jaipur)

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Niros restaurant (MI Road Jaipur)

In a NUtshell A restaurant straight out of a 60s movie, not coz it has been recreated that way but coz nothing much has changed in the look, old time waiting staff with an ooze of old world hospitality, crisp menu & finally very enjoyable food Address & other details: niros Meal for 2: ₹800 onwards Cuisine type : vegetarian & non vegetarian Disclaimer: All … Continue reading Niros restaurant (MI Road Jaipur)

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Alila fort Bishangarh (rajasthan)

This review has two parts – stay (on top) & food (below stay). Please scroll down directly to food section if you want to skip the stay part. In a NUtshell A memorable stay in a beautifully restored & maintained 230 year old fort in Rajasthan, now converted to a hotel, Super warm & efficient staff who always made us feel like a guest at … Continue reading Alila fort Bishangarh (rajasthan)

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Neel Kamal (taj lake palace Udaipur)

This restaurant opens only for dinner and can be accessed only by people staying at taj lake palace In a NUtshell: A memorable rajasthani dinner in a beautiful restaurant inside a 270 year old palace (now converted to a heritage hotel) that is situated in the middle of a huge lake, accompanied by live instrumental music by a music guru, tajness all over in the … Continue reading Neel Kamal (taj lake palace Udaipur)

Rawanhattha – A melodious folk musical instrument

I had always heard the melody of rawanhattha on CDs or as a part of a live performance by a group of musicians. Rawanhattha 1 A simple instrument made from branches of trees and half coconut shell …. story of rawanhattha The story goes like this ( as told by the musician) – in mythology Ramayan, the demon king Rawan tore his veins ( of … Continue reading Rawanhattha – A melodious folk musical instrument