Few people are aware of a city which is quintessentially Indian, Jaipur. The capital and the largest city of the state of Rajasthan, its also known as the Pink City of India, and it offers visitors a wealth of architectural, cultural and foodie delights. Jaipur earned its moniker the Pink City because it was built, literally, on the bedrock of pink sandstone which changes shade depending on the suns position in the sky. There are innumerable ways to familiarise yourself with this wonderful city. Options abound.
1. The Pink City
Jaipur certainly is pink. Even the unforgiving midday sun casts a rich red hue as it heats the stone. Not surprisingly, the city takes on a stunning beauty at sunrise and sunset. Its at this time of day that you should give yourself over to navigating the streets, experiencing the history, while weaving past the inhabitants, the rickshaws and tuk tuks, the motorbikes (Bajaj…