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    Once popular with Indian princes, classic cars are now housed in a Rajasthan museum

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Sharp

    ... A fleet of Rolls-Royces owned by an Indian royal house are the centrepiece of a vintage car collection in Rajasthan, says Mark Sharp More than 600 stately princes ruled over half ... of Udaipur in Rajasthan state, has gone a step further. The family has turned the Mewar State Motor Garage into a classic car museum housing historic vehicles belonging to the last three maharana. ...

  2. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... We pack our bags and visit some of the most jaw-dropping palaces in Rajasthan, get shaken and stirred on a tour of the world's best martini bars, and find out the holidays tastes of four top Hong Kong-based chefs. All in LuxeTravel Out May 6 ...

  3. Rajasthan throws book at tourists

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta A bizarre list of rules for foreign tourists drawn up by a bureaucrat in India's Rajasthan state has outraged tour operators. Since last month, foreigners ... tourists to Rajasthan?' said Harkirpal Singh, of Travel Agents Association of India. 'Foreigners will either boycott Rajasthan or do as they please. Helping a woman out of a car ...

  4. Over the hump

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Bain

    ... After a week of intensive trading at the world's biggest camel fair, the 200,000 people who have poured into the sleepy Indian town of Pushkar are ready to party, writes Andrew Bain. With its rounded hills and dun-coloured sand dunes, the Rajasthani ...

  5. Living the dreams

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charukesi Ramadurai The petite Indian city of Bundi has played muse to artists- most famously, writer Rudyard Kipling, photographer Virginia Fass and poet Rabindranath Tagore- but it has managed to deflect the prying eyes of the tour groups and backpackers. They have come, seen and conquered the rest of Rajasthan- pink Jaipur, blue Jodhpur and golden Jaisalmer- but overlook sandy, ...

  6. Detours: Jaisalmer, India

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Roger Allnutt

    ... but with humps. Jaisalmer, host to this colourful festival of turban-tying and camel-bartering, is the westernmost city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city is dominated by the magnificent fort, ...

  7. Northern Exposure

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of solitude and space. Serenity and space is something India's northwestern state of Rajasthan has in spades- if you know where to look. It also has the bustling, often dirty markets, busy roads, and hot and flustered tourists harassed by trinket-sellers for which India is more commonly known. While Jaipur is the most visited city in Rajasthan, and the lake city of Udaipur probably its ...

  8. Villagers recruiting guards to protect precious water wells

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi When five wizened village elders recently walked into Vijay Singh Rathore's office in Bikaner, Rajasthan, asking for information about private security ... in the middle of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, north India, are features that have shaped the daily lives of people here. Women wear the brightest of bright colours as a stunning contrast against ...

  9. Jodhpur, India

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... figurines, jewellery boxes, Indian statues (1,400 rupees to 2,400 rupees) and Rajasthan turbans (from 1,200 rupees). They are complemented by an assortment of home furnishings, including cushion ...

  10. The Music

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Music Divana: Musicians and Poets of Rajasthan Richly emotional folk and gypsy songs (right) from northern India. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall Concert Hall, $50-$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: HK Arts Festival, 2824 2430 ...




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