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Savista, at Village Sanjharia, Off Ajmer Road, Jaipur 302042, Rajasthan

Retreating……

by Tania Han After two days at the Pushkar Fair, we were desperate for respite from the dust and noise. We hadn’t slept well for some nights now; besides the noise of the fair, it was also an auspicious period in[…]

The Pink City: Jaipur

Given that Rajasthan is the size of a large European country, where does one begin to explore it? Jaipur is the acknowledged gateway to the region. Historically, by virtue to its proximity to Delhi – the capital of the Mughal[…]

Exploring The Real Rajasthan

Rajasthan – the land of royal trappings, chivalry and romance – is a feast for the senses. It has the largest concentration of monuments of historical and architectural interest in India.  Amber Fort (Jaipur), the Golden Fort (Jaisalmer) and Mehrangarh[…]

When Travel Leads to Volunteering: Hedda’s Story

“How it all began. I had visited India once before. I spent 4 weeks at a CISV-camp in Lucknow at the age of 12, making new friends and expanding horizons. Although, I didn’t get to see much of the cultural[…]

Savista’s Guests : Ken and Janine’s Story

Last year, it was at around this time, when the rains had set in but it was not raining everyday to keep the temperature cool, and the days were super hot and muggy.  Ken phoned from ‘somewhere in India’ to[…]