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33 ~ Beware of the "landmines" : Jodhpur's Blue Houses

“Do you want to see some local textile ... ?"

Downwards and on exiting one of the tall city gates found myself in amongst the blue houses that I had wanted to see. One had to be really careful of the “landmines” (cattle poo).

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Sea shells probably from nearby Gujarat.

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Not all houses were painted blue.

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The jeweller was custom designing a piece for the lady.

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It took a leisurely hour to walk down till the bustling streets with the shops. Passing through how the locals live without the tourists will be another memory.

Here is the link to Tripsavvy:

Unlike the crowded clock tower area, the blue part of Jodhpur behind the fort, known as Navchokiya, is refreshingly quiet and devoid of tourists. Don't miss spending some time leisurely strolling along its streets. It's also possible to go on a guided walking tour of the area to learn more about it. You can even stay amid the blue houses: Some of the top options in the area are Singhvi's Haveli, Jewel Palace Haveli, Rani Mahal, and Jaswant Bhawan Homestay.

https://www.tripsavvy.com/top-attractions-in-jodhpur-1539658

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Stopped for some street food.

Gajar – halwa being carrot and milk – sweet.

Gajar ka halwa (Hindi: गाजर का हलवा), also known as gajorer halua, Gajrela, Gajar Pak, and Carrot halwa is a carrot-based sweet dessert pudding. It is made by placing grated carrots in a pot containing a specific amount of water, milk and sugar and then cooking while stirring regularly. It is often served with a garnish of almonds and pistachios. Thanks Mr Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gajar_ka_halwa

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Again … “Do you want to see some local textile and the difference between local and what is sold in the overseas designer shops?” Of course and I made it clear that I am not buying ... You can finish this. I was allowed to take photos of what is made for the local market but not the pieces for the overseas name stores. Then the “Do you want to buy?”

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Rasins

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Rusk or Toasts made out of wheat flour or semolina enjoyed with a cuppa tea or milk.

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Posted by bruceontour 00:22 Archived in India Tagged jodhpur blue_city

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